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National Alliance Applauds Tennessee Gov. Lee and Tennessee Legislature on Charter School Bills

Late last month, Tennessee’s House and Senate passed HB 940 and SB 796, respectively, which have been signed into law by Governor Lee. These bills establish a nine-member independent Tennessee Public Charter School Commission with authorizing authority.

U.S. News’ Best High Schools Shows Charter Schools’ Outsized Excellence in Public Education

Today, U.S. News & World Report’s new annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country recognize public charter schools are among the top-performing high schools for students. Within the top ten high schools, three are charter schools.

National Alliance Statement on West Virginia's Decision to Kill Education Bill 451

Today the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a measure that effectively killed Senate Education Bill 451 by tabling it indefinitely. The landmark bill would have allowed the creation of public charter schools in West Virginia, among other provisions.