Washington, D.C. Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, released the following statement in response to Washington state's House passage of charter school bill, SB 6194:
Washington, D.C. Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the latest report evaluating the health of the charter public school movement in key states across the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017, which includes $350 million for the Charter Schools Program a 5 percent increase over the $333 million included in the FY2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act.
Enrollment in charter schools has grown by 250,000 students in the 2015-16 school year.
Poll: Virginian Voters Overwhelmingly Want More Charter Public Schools in State, Will Support a Constitutional Amendment
A new poll shows that support for more charter schools is high among Virginia voters.
Improvements to charter public school laws in several states shook up the rankings in the National Alliance's seventh annual report examining the quality of state charter school laws.
Nina Rees congratulated and thanked the House and Senate for passing an omnibus appropriations bill for 2016 that substantially increases funding for the federal Charter Schools Program.
As the U.S. Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, charter school advocates are one step closer to a big victory in achieving their slate of priorities.