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Media Round Up

NAPCS in the News

  •  “Charter School Enrollment Climbs 13 Percent,” Nina  quoted, Budget &Tax News , Mar. 5
  •  “Obama’s Budget Boosts Preschool, Access To Top Teachers, But Freezes Many Education Programs,” Nina quoted, Huffington Post, Mar. 4

News to Know

  • “More Support for New York City’s Charter Schools,” New York Post, Mar. 7
  • “New Jersey Renews 10 Charters, Revokes Two; Launches ‘Renaissance’ Charter in Camden,” Star Ledger, Mar. 6
  • “New York Governor Pledges Support to Charters,” New York Times, Mar. 5
  • “Commission Approves Maine’s First Virtual Charter School,” Portland Press Herald, Mar. 4
  • “New Orleans Goes All In On Charter Schools. Is It Showing The Way?,” Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 3

Audience Favorites

Facebook— 194 children, 194 dreams. Don’t let NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio close Success Academy Harlem Central. #SaveThe194

Twitter— Great image from @Fam4ExcSchools, shows impact of @BilldeBlasio‘s latest move against #NYC charters. #SaveThe194 pic.twitter.com/9wLlYduYxs

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Nick Fickler

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Media Round Up

NAPCS in the News

  • “Pitbull’s school: star promotes a radical idea for at-risk kids,” Nina quoted, Washington Post, Feb. 21
  • “Gloria Romero: Charter schools surging in US, California” National Alliance paper mentioned, OC Register, Feb. 19

News to Know

  • “Eva Moskowitz, New York City’s Educational Reform Champion,” Wall Street Journal, Feb. 18
  • “Lawmakers Need to Unburden Mississippi Charter Schools Board,” Clarion Ledger Editorial, Feb. 19
  • “States Struggle to Hash Out Funding Formulas for Virtual Charter Schools,” Education Week, Feb. 20
  • “Brooklyn Legislator Calls for State Help with Charter Facilities,” New York Post,Feb.21

Audience Favorites

Facebook— Great new survey from The 50-State Campaign for Achievement Now. Read out take here: http://bit.ly/1haJqo7

Twitter— Did you know charter schools added 288,000 new students this school year? bit.ly/1m7mFrK

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Media Round Up

NAPCS in the News

  • “3 Things That Should Be Done to Help Rural Schools,” op-ed by Nina Rees (President & CEO), U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 11
  • “Texas adds 52 charter schools, 4th most nationwide,” National Alliance mentioned, Houston Chronicle, Feb. 12
  • “Charter schools: California leads nation in school openings, students,” Nina quoted, San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 13
  • “Killing the golden goose,” National Alliance mentioned, The Economist, Feb. 14

News to Know

  • “Charter Schools Are Working, But New York’s Mayor Wants to Stop Them,” Economist, Feb. 14
  • “Charter School Student Population Tops 2.5 Million,” Education Week, Feb. 13
  • “Raising the Bar on San Diego Charter Schools – Again,” Voice of San Diego, Feb. 12
  • “Study: Charging Rent Would Lead to Charter School Decline,” National Review, Feb. 11
  • “The War on Charter Kids,” Fox News, Feb. 10

 

Audience Favorites

Facebook— Thanks to the work of dedicated teachers, school leaders, and community members across the country, more than 2.5 million students now attend nearly 6,500 charter schools. That’s 288,000 new students this school year! Read more here to find out how your state did: http://bit.ly/1m7mFrK

Twitter— Did you know charter schools added 288,000 new students this school year? bit.ly/1m7mFrK

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Nick Fickler

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Media Round Up

NAPCS in the News

  • “Why the GOP Should Get On Board With Preschool,” op-ed by Nina Rees (President & CEO), U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 3
  • “Preferential treatment: Fed eases rules to admit disadvantaged students through lotteries,” Nina quoted, Watchdog, Feb. 3
  • “Threshold staff, students celebrate school choice,” National Alliance mentioned, Ionia Sentinel-Standard, Feb. 4

News to Know

  • “Charging Rent for New York Charters Hits Wrinkle,” Wall Street Journal, Feb. 7
  • “Editorial: A Bad Deal for D.C. Charter Schools,” Washington Post, Feb. 6
  • “Charter School Inequality,” Houston Chronicle, Feb. 5
  • “De Blasio Says He Won’t Allow Co-Locations for Charter Schools,” New York Post, Feb. 4
  • “Washington State Approves Its First Batch of Charter Schools,” Education Week, Feb. 3

 

Audience Favorites

Facebook— Can attending a charter high school help you go to college and make more money? Our latest blog post has the answer

Twitter—Study: #charterschool students earn more than traditional public school peers cc: @MathPolResearch bit.ly/1k7I16f

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