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National Alliance Congratulates 2018 U.S. Department of Education Charter Management Organization Grant Recipients

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement has published the names of the recipients of about $100.2 million in Charter School Program (CSP) Grants to Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools competition.

Why Investing in Charter Schools is a Good Idea

A recent study released by researchers at the University of Arkansas, A Good Investment: The Updated Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities, provides key insights into cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment comparisons across public charter and traditional public schools.

National Alliance Statement on The Century Foundation’s Report, "Scoring States on Charter School Integration"

The Century Foundation's report, "Scoring States on Charter School Integration" misunderstands and misrepresents both issues of integration and segregation, and the role of charter schools in them.

Our Chartering Past Informs—and Shapes—Our Future

When former Minnesota state senator Ember Reichgott Junge first authored the first-in-nation charter school law in 1991, she didn’t realize the powerful forces she had unlocked. She shares her mission to ensure the past is remembered as we look forward in the movement.

National Alliance and Missouri Charter Public School Association Statement on Eastern District of Missouri Ruling

Yesterday, Judge Autrey of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri issued a positive ruling in favor of the state and charter school parents.