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.
The National Alliance submitted an amicus brief to the Mississippi State Supreme Court, urging Mississippi's highest court to uphold an earlier ruling allowing state and local funding to follow the student to the public charter school of their choice.
Charter schools strive to serve all kids—including those with disabilities—and to serve them well. In fact, according to two CREDO reports, the performance outcomes of students with special needs in charter schools show annual modest to significant gains when compared to their district school peers.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools President and CEO Nina Rees released a statement on the results of the 2018 midterm elections.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the 2018 National Blue Ribbon School winners, including 20 public charter schools, that are closing the achievement gap among student groups and exceptional overall academic performance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House and Senate appropriators reached agreement today on a conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill.
Education Next (EdNext) released the 2018 EdNext Poll, finding an upswing in support for charter schools, with support climbing by five percentage points to 44 percent.
National Alliance Statement on Puerto Rico’s Ruling to Provide Students High Quality Public School Options
The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico ruled that public charter schools are constitutional and are a viable option to help rebuild the island’s education system.
Today, Governor John Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 216 (SB 216), a bill that will bring more transparency and accountability to full-time virtual charter schools in the Buckeye State.