This is a time of great pain for our nation. Last week we watched in horror as a video was released showing George Floyd, an unarmed and nonviolent black man, being killed while in police custody. Then we watched as America erupted in anger and outrage.
From virtual graduations to receiving diplomas on jet skis, charter schools are finding creative ways to celebrate the class of 2020.
Recently, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed House Bill (HB) 2905, authored by Representative Sheila Dills, into law. The bill addresses some of the problems with full-time virtual charter school education in the state.
See the unique ways charter schools are celebrating their high school graduates, including virtual ceremonies, parades, yard signs, and hashtags.
As part of our COVID-19 webinar series, Code.org Founder and CEO Hadi Partovi shared what schools need to consider as they plan to reopen their doors and reimagine education for the 21st century.
National Alliance Releases Statement on HEROES Act Proposal and Letter to House and Senate Leadership
Yesterday, U.S. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, introduced H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act), an essential step towards meeting the needs of America’s K-12 schools hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
National Alliance Honors U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander with the Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award
Today the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) announced it will give the prestigious Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), as part of continued celebrations during National Charter Schools Week.
Ten Charter Schools Honored with Above and Beyond Awards for Outstanding Service During COVID-19 Pandemic
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) is honoring 10 charter schools from across America with inaugural Above and Beyond Awards as part of celebrations for National Charter Schools Week (May 10 -16).
National Charter Schools Week Celebrates Charter Schools Going Above and Beyond to Meet the Needs of Nearly 3.3 Million Students During the Pandemic
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) kicks off National Charter Schools Week (May 10-16) celebrating the nearly 7,500 public charter schools and campuses across the nation.
Learn more about how charter schools are helping students explore music, celebrating teachers and students, feeding the community, and providing free education open to all.