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Rethink K-12 Education Models Grants Support Virtual and Student-Centered Learning

The new Rethink K-12 Education Models Grants offer funds to help states address the dual challenge of serving students during the pandemic and cultivating new models for equitable, student-centered learning.
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Congratulations to 19 Charter Schools Honored as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools

The U.S. Department of Education recognized 19 charter schools from across the country as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their academic excellence or progress in closing opportunity gaps.
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What a New Harvard Study Shows About Student Performance in Charter Schools

The evidence—both anecdotal and quantitative—has consistently shown that public charter schools use the flexibilities in their school models to best serve students, especially those who are historically underserved by public schools. Now we have even more.

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Charter Schools Leverage “Pandemic Pods” Equitably to Meet Student Needs

As many schools reopen with remote learning, “pandemic pods” have received a lot of attention as a potential solution. These are three main ways we’re seeing pods being used by charter schools to promote equity in educational access.
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Bellwether Clears the Air on the CSP: A Brief look at Key Findings on Accountability, Innovation, and Data

The National Alliance's education policy expert Christy Wolfe outlines key findings and recommendations from a new analysis of the Charter Schools Program from Bellwether Education Partners.

National Alliance Releases Report on How Charter Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 School Closures

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a report conducted by Public Impact, Learning in Real Time: How Charters Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 closures, that compares how charter schools and district schools served students during COVID-19 closures.