2018 was a big year for the public charter school sector. Let’s take a look back at the highlights on the state and legal front.
Our movement has made some major strides this year and so has the leading organization advocating for the millions of students attending or wanting to attend a public charter school. See the top 10 highlights from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools in 2018.
In an action packed year fueled by ever-growing support of public charter schools, a variety of high-profile individuals voiced their support to ensure students have access to a high-quality education.
A kindergarten teacher at Ocean Academy Charter School in New Jersey shares why she couldn't be happier teaching at a charter school.
It’s been an encouraging year for the charter school movement! Join us as we revisit some of what the movement has accomplished this past year with our top 10 most-read blog posts for 2018.
National Alliance President & CEO Nina Rees provides a recap of the organization's activities in November 2018, including a look at public charter schools and native students and updates of the federal, state, and legal landscapes.
A growing number of public charter schools specialize in integrating cultural knowledge alongside a more established educational curriculum. The Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy, a high-performing charter school in Michigan, fulfills this mission by shaping their student experience around the Anishinaabe traditions and language.
The 2019 Florida Teacher of the Year Joy Prescott describes how the Seminole Indians of Florida have overcome hardships, culminating in a charter school on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation that preserves their heritage.
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.