When planning course offerings and master schedules, who should be the primary focus?
The answer to “Can charter schools deny students?” is a beautiful-sounding “no.” Charter schools are free, public, and open to all students.
The National Alliance's Jamison White profiles Journey School, a public charter school in California bringing the holistic Waldorf education model to public school students.
At the National Alliance, we’ve hit 2019 running with single-site school visits, federal advocacy, a major report release, and more.
Waldorf education aims to foster intellectually free, but morally responsible individuals who, with a high degree of social awareness and creative competencies, can make a difference in the world around them. Learn more about this education model utilized by some public charter schools!
The vote for the moratorium fails to acknowledge that charter schools provide high-quality public-school options to the most vulnerable students in Los Angeles.
Understanding the policy contexts in which charter schools operate can provide valuable insights into the mechanisms that support or hinder charter school success. Nathan Barrett, senior director of research and evaluation at the National Alliance, gives a researcher's view on the tenth annual ranking of state public charter school laws.
In light of National School Choice Week 2019, Kat Sullivan looks back on the past ten years since the National Alliance released its original model charter school law to fully appreciate the role charter schools have played in strengthening the public education system.
Upcoming Legislative Session Creates Opportunity for Lawmakers to Affect Meaningful Change
Todd Ziebarth, the author of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws, shares key findings and takeaways from the 2019 report.