The collective action of Maine's 10 public charter schools and their supporters led to a decisive win this week in the Pine Tree state with the defeat of bill LD604 that created a far-ranging threat to how charter schools would operate.
The American Rescue Plan Act provides nearly $122 billion in COVID-19 relief funding for K-12 education. That’s a lot of money considering that the FY2021 regular appropriation for K-12 programs is $42.6 billion.
As state legislative sessions are in full swing across the country, the National Alliance is working hard to ensure that charter school laws are strengthened in several states.
Heading into the 2021 legislative sessions, here's an update on state caps on charter school growth.
Meet our four Black educators and see the powerful quotes they shared on education and Black excellence.
“If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us about education, it’s that our parents need choice.” That quote, from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’s Condition of the State address, sums up what people are thinking across the country.
Over the last year, families and educators faced so many unanticipated obstacles. Education, as we knew it, was completely disrupted and the significant learning loss caused by the pandemic will have lasting effects for many children.
It’s National School Choice Week and we’re proud to join in the celebration. Three cheers for charter schools providing a public school choice to students and families around the country!
The Program Committee for the 2021 National Charter Schools Conference put together their top resolutions for educators, school leaders, advocates, and parents this year.
The world watched the U.S. Capitol being breached by protestors while lawmakers gathered to count electoral votes and certify the 2020 election.