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New National Survey Shows 78% of Parents Support Charter Schools Opening in Their Neighborhood

Washington, D.C. A new national survey of parents with school-age children released today shows that 78 percent of parents support having a charter public school open in their neighborhood, with 73 percent in support of more charter schools opening nationwide.

National Alliance Applauds House Passage of Washington State Bill to Save Charter Schools

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:

National Alliance Applauds Presidents Strong Commitment to Charter Schools in FY2017 Budget

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.