The U.S. Department of Education awarded grants in four of the six Charter Schools Programs: State Entities, Developers, Credit Enhancement, and Dissemination for a total of $400 million in September. Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe takes a closer look at where the money went.
Recognizing that the best teaching is learned through authentic experience and practice, the Urban Teaching Fellowship at City on a Hill Charter Public Schools is training teachers to be effective from day one. Through mentors, pure observation and a scale-up model during the year, Fellows gain the experience necessary to provide the best learning environment for their students.
This edition of the National Alliance Monthly News includes details about the historic ruling for public education in Washington State as well as information about the Pioneer Institute’s Cara Stillings Candal who has written a new book that examines the best public charter schools across the nation. Also, hear about music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs $1 million pledge to Capital Preparatory Schools, get the latest news in research and updates from our state and legal teams as well as Washington.
Last month public charter school attorneys from across the country convened in Chicago for the Fall APCSA Legal Seminar. Special to this year's convening was a presentation by students from the Legal Prep Charter Academy.
2018 National Charter Schools Conference speaker Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr. shares his core beliefs and life lessons from his career as a medical doctor and an astronaut with students to help them realize their greatness.
Live from the Road Christy Wolfe Recaps Global Educational Policy Fellowship - Baden-Württemberg Pt. 2
National Alliance Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe continues to provide updates from Germany about her experience in the Global Educational Policy Fellowship Program.
National Alliance Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe writes about her experience in the Global Educational Policy Fellowship Program as she explores various German and Swiss apprenticeship programs to explore the potential of career and technical education in the United States charter school sector.
Hindered, but Not Deterred: Talking About Charter School Facilities with Clear Dot Charter School [Q&A]
The National Alliance's Kelsey Nelson speaks with Lindsey Ott, principal of Clear Dot Charter School about the facilities process for the school which will open in the fall of 2019.
The National Alliance's Kelsey Nelson sits down with NBA legend Earl Monroe to discuss his new venture with the Lewis Katz New Renaissance Basketball Academy Charter School. The school will open in District 7 in the Bronx, N.Y. in 2020.
In recent years, online ADA compliance has become an important issue for many schools. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, schools are required to make their learning resources accessible to those with learning challenges.