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New NEA Rankings of Charter School Laws Don’t Support the Creation of High-Quality Public Charter Schools for the Students that Need Them Most

Next week, the National Education Association (NEA) will release State Charter Statutes: NEA Report Cards. This new report grades each state’s charter school law in relation to the NEA’s 13 priorities for charter school statutes. Most of the NEA’s priorities however have very little to do with supporting the creation of high-quality public charter schools for the students that need them the most.

U.S. News’ Best High Schools Shows Charter Schools’ Outsized Excellence in Public Education

Today, U.S. News & World Report’s new annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country recognize public charter schools are among the top-performing high schools for students. Within the top ten high schools, three are charter schools.

National Alliance Congratulates 2018 U.S. Department of Education Charter Management Organization Grant Recipients

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement has published the names of the recipients of about $100.2 million in Charter School Program (CSP) Grants to Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools competition.
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Why Investing in Charter Schools is a Good Idea

A recent study released by researchers at the University of Arkansas, A Good Investment: The Updated Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities, provides key insights into cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment comparisons across public charter and traditional public schools.