National Review – May 24th, 2017 
On Monday night, education secretary Betsy DeVos previewed President Donald Trump’s school-choice agenda in front of a crowd of several hundred gathered in Indianapolis for the American Federation for Children’s (AFC) annual policy summit. This week’s conference marked the AFC’s 8th annual gathering, intended to recap recent gains for the school-choice movement while surveying its upcoming challenges. DeVos’s remarks began the event on a hopeful note, and those gathered seemed excited about the possibility of federal backing for new, pro–education freedom policies.
Education Week – May 24th, 2017
Los Angeles has long held strategic importance to charter school advocates looking to expand their footprint in America's cities, and last week, they notched an important victory when charter supporters clinched a majority of seats on the city's school board in a runoff election. The $15 million in independent spending that went into the board election from the state's charter schools association, local and national unions unions, and deep-pocketed doners, among others, underscores the tactical importance these groups saw in Los Angeles. - May 23rd, 2017
At the new public charter school in this Mississippi River town, nearly all students are African-American. Parents seem unconcerned about that. They just hope their children will get a better education.