Florida’s Doral College is a special place. Unlike other higher-ed institutions, it was founded in cooperation with public charter school nonprofit organizations to serve charter school students.
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. National Alliance for Public Charter Schools President and CEO Nina Rees released the following statement.
As a progressive Democrat in a heavily Democratic state with one of the best charter public school sectors in the country, I have witnessed the transformation in public schools when the needs of children and families take priority over entrenched bureaucratic interes
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. National Alliance President and CEO Nina Rees released a statement in response to Governor Kasich signing SB 216 into law.
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.
Public charter schools fill a need in school choice. I have been a public charter school supporter and advocate since becoming a member of the Ohio General Assembly in 2011. I currently chair the Education and Career Readiness Committee for the Ohio House of Representatives.
The most inspirational people in my life are from a story that started about 50 years ago. One of these individuals never went to college and the other dropped out of college.
For good reason, there has been much written in the last few weeks about New Orleans and charter schools. Those schools that were part of the state-run Recovery School District returned to the control of the local Orleans Parish School Board on July 1.
Think back to the fifth grade, the cusp of middle school. You were probably trying to figure out who you were and who you wanted to be.
My support for charter schools began in the late ’90s when I served as head of the Family and Community Services Department for the City of Albuquerque, N.M.