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FY 2018 Program Update: Charter Schools Program Funds Reaching Schools in 38 States

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.
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Why was this teacher silent for the first three weeks of Pre-calculus?

Recognizing that the best teaching is learned through authentic experience and practice, the Urban Teaching Fellowship at City on a Hill Charter Public Schools is training teachers to be effective from day one. Through mentors, pure observation and a scale-up model during the year, Fellows gain the experience necessary to provide the best learning environment for their students.
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National Alliance Monthly News - October 2018

This edition of the National Alliance Monthly News includes details about the historic ruling for public education in Washington State as well as information about the Pioneer Institute’s Cara Stillings Candal who has written a new book that examines the best public charter schools across the nation. Also, hear about music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs $1 million pledge to Capital Preparatory Schools, get the latest news in research and updates from our state and legal teams as well as Washington.
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Live from the Road Christy Wolfe Recaps Global Educational Policy Fellowship - Baden-Württemberg Pt. 2

National Alliance Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe continues to provide updates from Germany about her experience in the Global Educational Policy Fellowship Program.

In Major Victory for Public Education, Washington State Supreme Court Rules Charter Schools Constitutional

In a historic ruling for public education in Washington, the state’s Supreme Court today ruled in El Centro de la Raza vs. Washington that public charter schools are constitutional, upholding their place in the public education system and ensuring current and future charter school students will have access to a high-quality public education. 
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Live from the Road: Christy Wolfe Recaps Global Educational Policy Fellowship - Baden-Württemberg

National Alliance Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe writes about her experience in the Global Educational Policy Fellowship Program as she explores various German and Swiss apprenticeship programs to explore the potential of career and technical education in the United States charter school sector.
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Hindered, but Not Deterred: Talking About Charter School Facilities with Clear Dot Charter School [Q&A]

The National Alliance's Kelsey Nelson speaks with Lindsey Ott, principal of Clear Dot Charter School about the facilities process for the school which will open in the fall of 2019.
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More Than A Hoop Dream: Earl Monroe Aims Above the Rim with Charter School

The National Alliance's Kelsey Nelson sits down with NBA legend Earl Monroe to discuss his new venture with the Lewis Katz New Renaissance Basketball Academy Charter School. The school will open in District 7 in the Bronx, N.Y. in 2020.