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New Report Highlights Innovative Ways Charter School Leaders of Color Engage Families to Support Students

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools in partnership with Public Impact released “Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Engaging Families,” addressing how the experiences of three leaders of color influence how they interact with and invite families to participate in their children’s schools.

National Alliance Hires George Parker as Senior Advisor for School Support

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is pleased to announce that George Parker, a distinguished educator and expert on teaching and school governance, has joined the National Alliance as a senior advisor with a focus on school support.

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ Statement on the 2019 NAEP TUDA Results

This week, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress—NAEP, commonly referred to as the Nation’s Report Card—and the related Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA), which bores in on performance in certain cities.

Twenty-three Charter Schools Recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Twenty-three public charter schools were among 362 schools recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education for demonstrating overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps.

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.