The U.S. News & World Report released their 2022 ranking of best public high schools and—once again—charter schools shine. This year, charter schools account for 12% of all public high schools on the list, but they make up 22% of the top 100 public high schools.
I knew that many students with my same Latino identity face financial barriers prohibiting them from attending private schools like mine. That is why supporting charter schools is a no-brainer to me.
Based on the data, charter schools have served at least 12.3 million students since they opened in 1992. Here’s what we found.
We need to continue the fight for high-quality public schools for all students and make it clear we won’t stand for less, especially at the federal level where decisions are being made.
A recent national survey of more than 5,000 parents of school-aged children examined families’ educational choices and patterns, satisfaction with school options, and the likely significance of education as an issue in upcoming elections.
The 2022 National Charter Schools Conference reunited 3,500 charter school educators, school leaders, and national, state, and local advocates in Washington, D.C. for the first time in over two years.
Madison Tlatenchi, a graduating senior at KIPP San Joe Collegiate High School and a Rocketship Public Schools alumna, shares her story as a #CharterGrad and the first in her family to attend college.
Oftentimes in election years such as 2022, there is less of an appetite among lawmakers to make big changes. That hasn’t been the case this year in a notable number of states.
The Administration ignored a requirement to consult with charter school stakeholders before proposing new Charter Schools Program rules.
Esparza began his fight for social justice nearly 55 years ago, demanding equal education for all and since then, his commitment to creating change in public education has only grown.