A few weeks ago, the Education and Workforce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which was signed into law in November by President Obama.
Former head of the New York City Charter Schools Office Michael T. Duffy, recently wrote an article comparing similarities between the models and challenges faced by British Free Schools and U.S. charter schools.
Pretty amazing week.
Nearly 500 charter schools supporters rallied on the front steps of the Georgia State Capitol Building on Tuesday, May 17, in support of the 16 charter schools approved by the Georgia Charter Schools Commission, an entity that was ruled unconstitutional by four of the seven judges on the Georgia
Thanks to all who joined us in celebrating charters during the 12th annual National Charter Schools Week!
Our advocacy efforts, both online and on Capitol Hill, were a great success this year:
U.S. Rep. McKeon and Mayor Villaraigosa Named Champions for Charters by National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
WASHINGTON, D.C.-This week the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) recognizes U.S. Representative Howard Buck McKeon and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for their commitment to promoting high-quality charter schools.
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President Obama officially proclaimed May 1 through May 7 to be National Charter Schools Week saying, “In communities across our country, successful public charter schools help put children on the path to academic excellence by harnessing the power of new ideas, ground-breaking strategies and the