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National Alliance Statement on Senate FY2020 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill

Sen. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the text of the FY 2020 Labor HHS appropriations bill, which includes $460 million—a $20 million increase over this year’s funding levels— for the federal Charter Schools Program.

New Report Profiles School Leaders of Color and How Their Personal Experiences Shape Their Schools

The National Alliance in partnership with Public Impact released the first in a series of three reports profiling charter school leaders of color to show some of the ways their experiences and perspectives shape how they lead schools with excellence.

Mississippi Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Charter School Funding Structure

Yesterday the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of the state’s charter school funding structure, confirming that charter school students should receive the same state and local education funding as traditional district school students.

Jalen Rose to be Honored at Second Annual Congressional Black Caucus Charter School Leadership Awards and Reception

Jalen Rose, most famous for his career as a NCAA and NBA basketball star, will be honored with our inaugural “Trailblazer award” for his work closing the education achievement gap through co-founding the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy charter school in Detroit, Michigan.