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.
President Trump has consistently said that school choice is a priority for his administration, but this budget, if enacted, would leave families in need with fewer school options.
Today, the American Federation for Children released its 6th annual nationwide survey of public opinion on school choice in honor of National School Choice Week next week.
We are pleased to see that Michigan lawmakers have restored the funding increase for charter schools that Governor Whitmer vetoed earlier this year.
We hope that Congress keeps these students at the center of the debate on funding levels for the federal Charter Schools Program for FY 2021.
Democrats on the New Hampshire Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted to reject $46 million in new federal funding for public school students in the Granite State.
Network for Public Education Releases Biased Publication that Takes Reckless Swipes at our Nation's Neediest Students
The CSP, like every federal program, should be subject to careful oversight and thoughtful review—in order to safeguard taxpayer investments and the education of students. Unfortunately, the NPE ‘report’ is neither thoughtful nor careful.
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.
Good nutrition is essential to learning. Students who come to school hungry or go hungry during the school day cannot reach their educational potential.
Michigan's Governor Whitmer Implements Budget that Deems Public Charter School Students Less Valuable than their District Counterparts
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the following statement on Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to implement budget cuts to Michigan’s charter schools: