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.
I knew that many students with my same Latino identity face financial barriers prohibiting them from attending private schools like mine. That is why supporting charter schools is a no-brainer to me.
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.
Based on the data, charter schools have served at least 12.3 million students since they opened in 1992. Here’s what we found.
We need to continue the fight for high-quality public schools for all students and make it clear we won’t stand for less, especially at the federal level where decisions are being made.
“After sparking major bipartisan backlash and outrage from parents and grassroots advocates, the U.S. Department of Education softened its proposed new CSP rules."
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.
The 2022 National Charter Schools Conference reunited 3,500 charter school educators, school leaders, and national, state, and local advocates in Washington, D.C. for the first time in over two years.
"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."