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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the leading national nonprofit organization committed to advancing the charter school movement.
Our mission is to lead public education to unprecedented levels of academic achievement for all students by fostering a strong charter sector.
The Alliance provides assistance to state charter school associations and resource centers, develops and advocates for improved public policies, and serves as the united voice for this large and diverse movement.
Every Child Deserves a Great Education.
However, the sad truth for many American children is that the public schools in their neighborhoods simply aren't delivering the type of high-quality education they'll need to compete in a changing world. When a family feels that their neighborhood school isn’t the best school for their child, additional public school options are limited. In fact, in most parts of the country, if a family wants to select a new public school for their child, it involves moving into a new neighborhood with a great public school system. But for thousands of families, for many different reasons, this simply is not an option.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools believes that
families deserve high-quality public school options.
Charter schools are independent public schools providing families with a new set of public school options. Each of these schools is developed to be a partnership between parents, teachers and students.
Increasingly, when given that option, parents are choosing to enroll their children in charter schools. In fact, the demand for charter schools is far outpacing the supply in most communities. What began as a small movement in a couple of states has grown to become a major force in education reform.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the national nonprofit organization working to grow the number of high-quality charter schools available to all families, and especially those who do not have access to high-quality public schools.
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