National Alliance Statement on the Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act
President Trump signed into law the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins CTE Act) (H.R. 2353). The bill passed with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate and authorizes more than $1 billion for states to use towards secondary and post-secondary training.
Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a previous Court of Appeals dismissal of Cruz-Guzman v. State of Minnesota, remanding the case to trial. National Alliance President and CEO Nina Rees released the following statement in response to this misguided decision.
National Alliance Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit Ruling for Missouri Charter Schools
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals determined Missouri charter school parents have standing to intervene in a case which threatens $50M already given to charter schools in St. Louis.
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee approved a FY19 spending bill that was approved by the full committee on Thursday. This bill includes $445M in funding for the Charter Schools Program (CSP), an increase of $45M over FY18 but just short of the $450M the House Labor-HHS bill recommended.
House Appropriations Committee released its draft fiscal year (FY) 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) funding bill, which includes a $50 million increase for the Charter Schools Program (CSP).
National Alliance response to the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country and again public charter schools are leading the way.
National Alliance stands with our students participating in the nationwide March for Our Lives events and applaud their efforts to make their voices heard on this critical issue and demand solutions.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools responds to the latest omnibus appropriations bill, which includes a 17 percent funding increase ($58 million) for the Charter Schools Program (CSP) for fiscal year 2018.
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools President and CEO Nina Rees released a statement of support on the passage of an education reform bill in Puerto Rico.
Mississippi Hinds County Chancery Court ruled in favor of students' right to receive state and local funds to support their education in public charter schools.