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DSST Public Schools Wins 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

DSST Public Schools (DSST) is the winner of the 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools. The Broad Prize awards $250,000 to the large public charter school system that has demonstrated the best overall academic performance while closing achievement gaps and serving low-income students and students of color.

National Charter Schools Conference 2018: Empowered to Dream Big

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools invites you to our 2018 National Charter Schools Conference (#NCSC18) – June 18-20 in Austin, TX – which will bring together over 4,700 educators, school leaders, state-level leaders, charter support organizations, charter management organizations, and advocates to engage around the vibrant public charter school movement in America.

Achievement First, DSST and Uncommon Schools Named 2018 Broad Prize Finalists

Achievement First, DSST Public Schools and Uncommon Schools are finalists for the 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today.

1,500 Charter Students, Teachers, and Parents Gather in Olympia for Washington State Supreme Court Public Charter School Hearing

The Washington State Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a pivotal case that will decide the fates of 2,400 students who attend the state’s 10 currently operating public charter schools and hundreds more students who are preparing to attend new public charter schools and new grade level openings this fall.

Kentucky Turns Its Back on Students That Desperately Need Public School Options

After the 2016 election, there was hope that a long-awaited change would come for Kentucky’s public school students. However, in a shocking failure of leadership, Kentucky became the first state in the nation to enact a public charter school law one year and immediately stall it the next.

Court Sides with Parents, Students, and Public Charter Schools on Funding Question

Today, the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in Leon County ruled in favor of parents, students and public charter school leaders in the state of Florida who have been defending their right to equitable funding.