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My Trip to DC for the Charter School Leadership Awards

Christian Jones, a senior at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, was selected by his school to fly to Washington, D.C. and present school founder and former NBA star Jalen Rose with the inaugural Trailblazer Award during the 2nd Annual Charter School Leadership Awards and Reception.

Twenty-three Charter Schools Recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Twenty-three public charter schools were among 362 schools recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education for demonstrating overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps.
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Filmmaker and Charter School Advocate Moctesuma Esparza

The National Alliance’s Kelsey Nelson sat down with National Alliance Board Member Moctesuma Esparza to discuss his educational background and his motivation as a leader in the charter school movement.
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Paving the Way for A Prosperous Education in New Jersey with Dominique Lee

The National Alliance’s Kelsey Nelson sits down with Dominique Lee, founder and Chief Executive Officer of BRICK Education Network and the first and only African American to lead a charter management organization in New Jersey.
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What Does New Federal “Supplement, not Supplant” Guidance Mean for Charter Schools?

The National Alliance's Vice President of Policy and Planning Christy Wolfe outlines the final guidance of the "Supplement, not Supplant" requirement and how it could affect your charter school.

National Alliance Statement on Senate FY2020 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill

Sen. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the text of the FY 2020 Labor HHS appropriations bill, which includes $460 million—a $20 million increase over this year’s funding levels— for the federal Charter Schools Program.

Public Charter Schools, Families, and the New Jersey Charter School Association Intervene In School Desegregation Lawsuit

Today, a group of New Jersey public charter school parents, schools, and the state charter school association filed a motion to intervene in Latino Action Network v. State of New Jersey, a lawsuit filed in May 2018.

New Report Profiles School Leaders of Color and How Their Personal Experiences Shape Their Schools

The National Alliance in partnership with Public Impact released the first in a series of three reports profiling charter school leaders of color to show some of the ways their experiences and perspectives shape how they lead schools with excellence.