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New Report Shows Charter Schools and their Students are Most Impacted by Digital Divide, Urges Lawmakers to Act

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a new policy brief, “Charter School and Student Access to Devices and the Internet,” an analysis of schools and communities facing the greatest barriers in accessing remote learning opportunities.

National Alliance Statement in Response to George Floyd’s Death

This is a time of great pain for our nation. Last week we watched in horror as a video was released showing George Floyd, an unarmed and nonviolent black man, being killed while in police custody. Then we watched as America erupted in anger and outrage.

Oklahoma Enacts New Measures to Better Hold Full-Time Virtual Charter Schools Accountable

Recently, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed House Bill (HB) 2905, authored by Representative Sheila Dills, into law. The bill addresses some of the problems with full-time virtual charter school education in the state.

National Alliance Releases Statement on HEROES Act Proposal and Letter to House and Senate Leadership

Yesterday, U.S. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, introduced H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act), an essential step towards meeting the needs of America’s K-12 schools hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

National Alliance Honors U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander with the Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award

Today the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) announced it will give the prestigious Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), as part of continued celebrations during National Charter Schools Week.

Ten Charter Schools Honored with Above and Beyond Awards for Outstanding Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) is honoring 10 charter schools from across America with inaugural Above and Beyond Awards as part of celebrations for National Charter Schools Week (May 10 -16).

National Alliance Statement on Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Late last night, the U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, legislation that takes important steps to safeguard the learning of all students whose education has been disrupted by COVID-19.