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National Alliance Statement on House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the Department of Education's FY2020 Budget Request

Today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the House Appropriations subcommittee on the Education Department’s budget request for fiscal year 2020.

Can Good Curriculum Transcend the Charter-District Divide?

A few years into the open source curricula experiment, we are starting to see that teachers across school types will embrace quality content regardless of its origin—and that a home-grown school curriculum can compete with big publishers when it comes to quality indicators.

Examining the Charter School Pipeline—The Value of Understanding the Charter School Market

The authorization process is a fundamental component of creating and maintaining a strong charter school sector, but without careful examination of the charter school pipeline we miss a tremendous amount of information about the opportunities we are providing for our students.

Charter School Educator Promotes Reading in the Home Through Latino Family Literacy Program

Harley Place, ESL teacher and coordinator for Ocean Academy Charter School, facilitates the Latino Family Literacy program to teach parents about the importance of reading at home.