The evidence—both anecdotal and quantitative—has consistently shown that public charter schools use the flexibilities in their school models to best serve students, especially those who are historically underserved by public schools. Now we have even more.
The new Rethink K-12 Education Models Grants offer funds to help states address the dual challenge of serving students during the pandemic and cultivating new models for equitable, student-centered learning.
The U.S. Department of Education recognized 19 charter schools from across the country as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools for their academic excellence or progress in closing opportunity gaps.
As many schools reopen with remote learning, “pandemic pods” have received a lot of attention as a potential solution. These are three main ways we’re seeing pods being used by charter schools to promote equity in educational access.
Regardless of your political affiliation, we can and should hold our candidates and elected officials accountable. Here’s what you can do to make your voice heard this 2020 election.
The National Alliance's education policy expert Christy Wolfe outlines key findings and recommendations from a new analysis of the Charter Schools Program from Bellwether Education Partners.
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a report conducted by Public Impact, Learning in Real Time: How Charters Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 closures, that compares how charter schools and district schools served students during COVID-19 closures.
Learn more about the charter schools recognized as Green Ribbon Schools for sustainable facilities, health practices, and environmental education in 2020.
Robert Reed, Jr., vice president of legal affairs at the National Alliance, has built his career around social justice and legal advocacy in education. He shares his powerful story.
To clear up misconceptions about for-profit charter schools, here are some answers to common questions about charter schools that are worth knowing.