Nearly all of mankind’s greatest achievements emerged from cross-cultural enlightenment. The Silk Road, for example, stood as a cultural bridge between Asia and Europe and for the belief that such cultural, technological, and philosophical exchange generated prosperity for all of humanity.
Yu Ying–nurturing excellence in Chinese–was founded in 2008 by a small group of parents who believed all D.C. children have the right to a quality education that opens doors to that unknown future. As the only public school in Washington, D.C., to offer Mandarin Chinese immersion, Yu Ying offers a world-class public education to nearly 600 students in pre-K through grade 5.
The Utah State Congressional Delegation has nominated seven cadets from the Utah Military Academy to attend one of the U.S. Service Academies. This Military Appreciation Month, we would like to thank all cadets for their serious commitment to serving and protecting our country.
Our Monthly Newsletter for May provides an overview on the National Alliance and the public charter school movement, along with federal, state, and legal updates. In her note, President & CEO Nina Rees touches on the tragedy at Santa Fe High School in Texas and imparts the importance of ensuring our students are safe in school.
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we asked LaShanda McGowan, the interim school social worker at Democracy Prep Agassi elementary campus, 10 rapid fire questions to get a better understanding of the importance of mental health in student’s lives.
The Washington State Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a pivotal case that will decide the fates of 2,400 students who attend the state’s 10 currently operating public charter schools and hundreds more students who are preparing to attend new public charter schools and new grade level openings this fall.
Looking back now, as a Black woman from an inner city, I can finally say that I understand why KIPP schools are so integral to the success of young Black children. No other school in my career thus far, has been so invested in my future. Thank you dearly KIPP charter schools for seeing my potential!
During this National Charter Schools Week, I hope that charter parents, teachers and school leaders will give all of America a chance to see what is possible when parents are empowered, children are happy and great schools are making a difference. The charter school movement has the stories—and this week is the time to tell them.
National Alliance response to the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country and again public charter schools are leading the way.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) announced today that 20 local, state, and federal elected officials have been named 2018 Champions for Charters.