Newspaper Articles – Ashley Bateman

L.A. School District Defies Parent Trigger Law

With the Obama administration unilaterally giving states No Child Left Behind waivers, one California district is attempting to defer choice for parents who petition for their legal right to transf

Study: KIPP Schools Raise Achievement, Don’t Skim Best Students

The Knowledge is Power Program is a college-preparatory, community-transforming powerhouse.

Massive Online Classes Expand into K-12

In 2013, ten million students of all ages participated in more than 1,200 massive, open, online courses offered by more than 200 universities.

Organizations Explore Cheap, Home-Based Early Childhood Development

By age 3, a child’s brain is 80 percent developed, researchers say. It’s 90 percent developed by age 5.

U.S. House Passes Charter Bill That Could Reduce School Choice

A bipartisan bill that recently passed the U.S.

Massive Online Classes Expand into K-12

In 2013, ten million students of all ages participated in more than 1,200 massive, open, online courses offered by more than 200 universities.

North Carolina Legislature to Study Open Enrollment

A North Carolina bill that would let students enroll in any school district in the state was deferred to a study committee instead of brought forth for a vote.

Report: Federal Rules Bloat State Education Bureaucracies

Zealous education reform movements at the state and national level often burden state agencies with tasks they are ill-equipped to perform, says a new report.

Kentucky School Uses Tech to Rethink Schooling

A Kentucky school district is increasing student freedoms and performance while zeroing out its dropout rate.

Louisiana Lawmakers Consider Student Privacy Bill

A bill making its way through the Louisiana legislature would revamp how schools and the state collect student data.