The National Alliance research team took a look at the data surrounding the digital divide for students and how charter school students may be affected.
New Report Shows Charter Schools and their Students are Most Impacted by Digital Divide, Urges Lawmakers to Act
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a new policy brief, “Charter School and Student Access to Devices and the Internet,” an analysis of schools and communities facing the greatest barriers in accessing remote learning opportunities.
In this edition of celebrating 2020 charter grads, we highlight a school holding their very first commencement ceremony, students receiving memorabilia, and a special farewell to athletes.
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.