State charter support organizations can support their state's charter school sector by engaging with the federal Charter Schools Program.
A recent report from the University of Arkansas paints a grim picture of inequality for charter schools in urban areas, where charter schools tend to serve the greatest number of students.
We are pleased to see that Michigan lawmakers have restored the funding increase for charter schools that Governor Whitmer vetoed earlier this year.
Michigan's Governor Whitmer Implements Budget that Deems Public Charter School Students Less Valuable than their District Counterparts
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the following statement on Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to implement budget cuts to Michigan’s charter schools:
Oral Arguments Held to Determine Fate of Bill Providing More Equitable Funding to Florida Public School Students
National Alliance Statement on House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the Department of Education's FY2020 Budget Request
Today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the House Appropriations subcommittee on the Education Department’s budget request for fiscal year 2020.
President & CEO Nina Rees released a statement on a University of Arkansas report, Charter School Funding: (More) Inequity in the City, which finds that public charter schools in 14 cities received, on average, 27 percent less total revenue than traditional public schools.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded grants in four of the six Charter Schools Programs: State Entities, Developers, Credit Enhancement, and Dissemination for a total of $400 million in September. Senior Policy Advisor Christy Wolfe takes a closer look at where the money went.
National Alliance Congratulates 2018 U.S. Department of Education Charter Schools Program Grant Recipients
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement announced the recipients of $399 million in Charter Schools Program grants for a variety of programs.
This paper examines what can be done at the federal level to provide additional resources to charter schools to access school buildings, and to create incentives for states to address inequities in the allocation and funding of buildings.