National Alliance and Missouri Charter Public School Association Statement on Eastern District of Missouri Ruling
Yesterday, Judge Autrey of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri issued a positive ruling in favor of the state and charter school parents.
National Alliance Statement on House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the Department of Education's FY2020 Budget Request
Today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the House Appropriations subcommittee on the Education Department’s budget request for fiscal year 2020.
Today, the Administration released its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget, which includes a request for $500 million in funding for the Charter Schools Program (CSP).
On Friday the Alabama State Supreme Court sided with public charter schools, clearing the way for the first charter school to open in Montgomery.
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.
National Alliance Statement on House Education and Labor Full Committee Hearing on Public Education Funding
Statement from National Alliance President & CEO Nina Rees on the House Committee on Education and Labor hearing, Underpaid Teachers and Crumbling Schools: How Underfunding Public Education Shortchanges America’s Students.
The vote for the moratorium fails to acknowledge that charter schools provide high-quality public-school options to the most vulnerable students in Los Angeles.
The National Alliance released a statement on the teachers’ union strike taking place in Chicago. The National Alliance advocates for all public charter school students and hopes that the Chicago Teachers Union and Acero Schools (Acero) can come to an agreement quickly and amicably so that teachers can do what they do best, teach.
61 Percent of Americans Support Public Charter Schools in “2018 Schooling in America Survey” by EdChoice
EdChoice released the 2018 Schooling in America Survey, which measures public opinion, awareness and knowledge of K-12 education topics and reforms. This year’s results confirm that support for charter schools is strong.
President & CEO Nina Rees released a statement on a University of Arkansas report, Charter School Funding: (More) Inequity in the City, which finds that public charter schools in 14 cities received, on average, 27 percent less total revenue than traditional public schools.