“If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us about education, it’s that our parents need choice.” That quote, from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’s Condition of the State address, sums up what people are thinking across the country.
Over the last year, families and educators faced so many unanticipated obstacles. Education, as we knew it, was completely disrupted and the significant learning loss caused by the pandemic will have lasting effects for many children.
A month-long celebration of Black History Month highlighted by sharing the inspiring stories of four education leaders who are making an impact in the charter school community.
It’s National School Choice Week and we’re proud to join in the celebration. Three cheers for charter schools providing a public school choice to students and families around the country!
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools issued the following statement regarding its 2021 PreK-12 education recommendations for the Biden Administration.
The Program Committee for the 2021 National Charter Schools Conference put together their top resolutions for educators, school leaders, advocates, and parents this year.
The world watched the U.S. Capitol being breached by protestors while lawmakers gathered to count electoral votes and certify the 2020 election.
We thank Congress for producing a relief package to bring desperately needed aid to Americans and we are pleased to see funding for the Charter Schools Program was sustained.
We look forward to working with Secretary Cardona and his team to ensure the voices of parents are heard, and every student has access to a high-quality public education.
Here you’ll find more details about these and other highlights of 2020. We’re proud of what the movement accomplished this year, and, for so many reasons, we’re eager to get started on 2021.