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.
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.
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.
National Alliance to Award Second Annual Charter School Leadership Awards to Congressional Black Caucus Members and Charter School Leaders
On Wednesday, September 11, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools will honor eight African American leaders for raising the bar of excellence in public education and advancing student access to high-quality charter schools.
Nina Rees to be featured on Education Next Panel Discussing 2019 Education Next Annual Public Opinion Poll Results
On Friday, September 13, Education Next will host a gathering to discuss their 13th annual survey of American public opinion on education policy in depth.
Eight Congressional Black Caucus Members and Charter School Leaders to be Honored at Second Annual Congressional Black Caucus Charter School Leadership Awards and Reception
Join the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) for a reception honoring Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members, and African American charter school leaders for their outstanding accomplishments spearheading the movement to provide students and families with high-quality public-school opportunities.
Court Determines HB 7069 Must Stay to Provide More Equitable Funding to Charter School Students
Yesterday, the Governor of California announced an agreement had been reached on AB 1505 that produces an extensive overhaul of the California Charter Schools Act.
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.
With a four-percentage point increase, support for charter schools jumped to 48 percent this year.