How Charter Schools Can Survive the Financial Crisis

National Alliance

How can public charter schools best survive the current financial crisis? That’s the question many in the charter school movement are asking themselves these days. It’s also the question that three distinguished experts addressed in a recent teleconference hosted by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. The answers are worth knowing…   Read a summary of the event (PDF below) or listen to the teleconference at Our thanks once again to our panelists: Susan Harper, Vice President of Merrill Lynch Community Development Company; Tom Nida, Executive Vice President, Community Development Group, United Bank; and David Umansky, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Civic Builders. Please note: Information presented during the session reflects the opinions on the panelists, based on their experience. The session audience should obtain appropriate legal and financial advice before initiating changes in policy or practice for their individual organizations.