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New Schools, New Opportunities For Success: Rio Grande Academy of Fine Arts

A new charter school in New Mexico offering an arts education along with high-achieving academics is the type of school that Jordan Franco and Michele Platis, the school’s co-founders and co-directors, wished they had the opportunity to attend.

National Alliance Statement on the US Senate Committee FY23 Appropriations Proposed Bill

The National Alliance applauds the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations for the proposed FY23 Appropriations Bill which includes $440 million for the Charter Schools Program.
The Education Voter May Be the New Swing Voter

Three Things to Know About Parents and How They Might Vote This Fall

A recent national survey of more than 5,000 parents of school-aged children examined families’ educational choices and patterns, satisfaction with school options, and the likely significance of education as an issue in upcoming elections.

National Alliance Issues Statement in Response to U.S. Dept. of Education’s Preview of Finalized Charter Schools Program Rules

Nina Rees released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s preview of finalized Notice of Proposed Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria for three components of the Charter Schools Program.

National Alliance Statement on the FY23 House Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill

"For the fourth year in a row, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations has proposed a funding cut to the Charter Schools Program, the nation’s only source of dedicated federal funding for the creation of high-quality and in-demand public charter schools."