Nina Rees released the following statement in response to a CREDO report on school closures across public district and public charter schools.
National Alliance Applauds Texas Legislature, Governor for Giving Public Charter School Students Facilities Funding
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Texas Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law the school finance bill HB 21, which will for the first time give Texas public school students who attend charter schools direct support from the state for facilities funding.
Charter school students in Texas experience stronger annual growth in reading and similar growth in math compared to the educational gains of their matched peers who enroll in the district schools the charter school students would otherwise have attended.
Nina Rees has released the following statement in response to the NAACP's education report.
The House Labor-HHS Appropriations bill includes a $28 million increase for the Charter Schools Program.
Hearing NEA acknowledge charter schools as the public schools they are and always have been is new, and its welcome.
Nina Rees has released the following statement on the White House's proposed FY 2018 budget, which includes a $158 million increase for charter schools over FY 2017 funding.
Colorado Passes Historic Bill Granting Charter Public School Students Equitable Access to Local Funding Stream
The Colorado General Assembly passed historic legislation, HB1375, which grants charter school students equitable access to local tax dollars raised through mill levy overrides for the first time in any state.
The FY2017 spending bill, approved last night by Congress includes a $9 million increase for the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP).
Charter School Named Top Public High School in America, Public Schools of Choice Comprise 9 of the Top 10 Schools
Today U.S. News & World Report released their annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country.