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New Illinois Education Law Provides Equitable Funding for Public Charter School Students

The National Alliance applauds the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Bruce Rauner for passing and signing into law historic legislation that provides a fair funding system for public school students.

Wisconsin Allows Independent Charter Schools Statewide

Nina Rees released the following statement today on the Wisconsin Legislatures Joint Finance Committees vote on the K-12 education budget.

National Alliance Statement on CREDO School Closure Report

Nina Rees released the following statement in response to a CREDO report on school closures across public district and public charter schools.

National Alliance Applauds Texas Legislature, Governor for Giving Public Charter School Students Facilities Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C.Texas Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law the school finance bill HB 21, which will for the first time give Texas public school students who attend charter schools direct support from the state for facilities funding.

Texas Public Charter School Students Display Significant Academic Gains

Charter school students in Texas experience stronger annual growth in reading and similar growth in math compared to the educational gains of their matched peers who enroll in the district schools the charter school students would otherwise have attended.

National Alliance Statement on NEA Resolution

Hearing NEA acknowledge charter schools as the public schools they are and always have been is new, and its welcome.