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.
The Emerge School for Autism, a new charter school in Louisiana, is dedicated to helping children with autism reach the best of their educational abilities. Kelsey Nelson spoke with principal Leigh Bozard about the school.
A growing number of public charter schools specialize in integrating cultural knowledge alongside a more established educational curriculum. The Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy, a high-performing charter school in Sault Ste.
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 2019 Florida Teacher of the Year Joy Prescott describes how the Seminole Indians of Florida have overcome hardships, culminating in a charter school on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation that preserves their heritage.
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 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.
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 awarded grants in four of the six Charter Schools Programs: State Entities, Developers, Credit Enhancement, and Dissemination for a total of $400 million in September. Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe takes a closer look at where the money went.