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.
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.