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Ashley Bateman

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Ashley Bateman writes from Alexandria, Virginia.

Ashley Bateman writes from Alexandria, Virginia.

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March 14, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Charter schools positively affect neighboring schools’ student achievement, a new study finds.
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March 14, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Potential for growth and a high degree of autonomy helped place Indiana and Colorado at the top of a new ranking of states’ charter school laws.
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March 13, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
An increasingly popular network of classical schools illustrates why the number of charter schools across the United States is now nearing 7,000, serving more than three million school children across the nation.
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February 16, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
A bill pending in North Carolina would enable towns to create their own charter schools rather than rely on the state to authorize them.
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