No exact definition of what constitutes a “school” exists. This lack of standardization can be problematic when accounting for schools in data systems and maintaining consistent data across time because federal and state educational agencies use different definitions for schools.
Read our 2019 state legislative session highlights for a summary of the notable gains charter schools advocates made this year and the threats faced in hostile climates.
This third and final report in partnership with Public Impact profiles two charter school leaders who have found the value of building a strong school culture.
This toolkit was developed in partnership with SchoolHouse Connection and is intended as a charter school-focused resource that explains the basic legal requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act, while highlighting a few examples of best practices from the charter school community.
This report highlights three charter school leaders of color and shares their approaches to engaging the families of their school communities.
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics creates unique identification numbers (NCES IDs) for every school in order to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of schools in the nation.
This report highlights three charter school leaders of color and shares their approaches to hiring and developing staff to ensure their schools are positioned to support student achievement.
The National Alliance accomplished a great deal for the movement in 2018, including securing a record $440 million in funding for the federal Charter Schools Program, helping Mississippi and Alabama launch new high-quality charter schools, and winning precedent-setting legal battles in Washington
Over the past ten years, enrollment in charter schools has increased by nearly 2 million students—and the number of school districts with a significant charter school presence continues to grow, too.
Culture is a key ingredient in any school’s success. This toolkit contains practical resources to help school and network leaders build stronger cultures at their schools so they become places where the best teachers want to build long, rewarding careers.
The National Alliance filed a public comment in support of a proposed regulation by the National Labor Relations Board because it would provide better protection for CMOs and EMOs.
The tenth edition of the Rankings Report evaluates how well each state aligns its law to the model public charter school law developed by the National Alliance to help states create legislation that supports the growth of high-quality charter schools.