Today, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed House Bill 206 into law. In theory, the bill will allow public charter schools in the state. Unfortunately, because of political pressure from special interest groups, the bill was written to actually discourage the creation of high-quality public charter schools.
We have been increasingly concerned to see how our model law’s provisions regarding open meetings and open records have been misused by charter school opponents in Washington, D.C. to try to undermine the good work being done by D.C.’s public charter schools and the D.C. Public Charter School Board.
Oral Arguments Held to Determine Fate of Bill Providing More Equitable Funding to Florida Public School Students
New Report Finds Public Charter Schools Outperforming Traditional Public Schools in Teacher Diversity
Black students in public charter schools are about 50 percent more likely to have a Black teacher than their traditional public-school counterparts
Politicians in the California Assembly shamelessly passed a bill that will limit access to a high-quality public school for California students.
Senior Vice President of Advocacy Amy Wilkins released a statement on 2020 Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders' use of the anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision to make a political announcement.
National Alliance President and CEO Nina Rees responds to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies' Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending bill.
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.
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 The Century Foundation’s Report, "Scoring States on Charter School Integration"
The Century Foundation's report, "Scoring States on Charter School Integration" misunderstands and misrepresents both issues of integration and segregation, and the role of charter schools in them.