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Montana House Takes Major Step Towards Passing Historic Charter School Legislation

“On Friday, Montana’s House of Representatives passed The Community Choice Schools Act (HB 562), a bill that will bring innovative public education options to the state via high-quality public charter schools. Montana is one of only five states in the nation without a charter school law. 

The National Alliance Releases Statement on President Biden's FY2024 Budget

“The President’s budget calls for significant increases in K-12 education – a 13.6% jump from the 2023 enacted level – for a total of $10.8 billion in additional funding. The additional resources for K-12 would help meet critical post-pandemic educational, mental health, and staffing needs.

National Alliance Applauds Introduction of Strong Montana Charter School Law

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools celebrates the filing of HB 562, The Community Choice Schools Act, a bill that will introduce public charter schools, charter authorizers, and charter funding to Montana.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Applauds Wyoming's Charter School Law Update

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools applauds the introduction of SF 0174, a bill that proposes to establish a new statewide authorizer to approve new charter schools and hold those schools accountable for their academic performance. If this bill passes, those who want to start a charter school could apply to either its local school board or the new statewide authorizer. 

National Alliance Applauds U.S. Senators for Efforts to Challenge Harmful Rules to the Charter Schools Program

Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, issued the following statement on the vote for the Congressional Review Act to overturn the U.S. Department of Education’s Final Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria (NPP) for three grant competitions of the Charter Schools Program.