Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 2)—a $1.5 trillion bill designed to upgrade a wide range national infrastructure while also stimulating the economy.
We applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for acknowledging the significant infrastructure needs of the country, including the nation’s public schools, by passing the Invest in America Act.
National Alliance Statement on House Education and Labor Full Committee Hearing on Public Education Funding
Statement from National Alliance President & CEO Nina Rees on the House Committee on Education and Labor hearing, Underpaid Teachers and Crumbling Schools: How Underfunding Public Education Shortchanges America’s Students.
Hindered, but Not Deterred: Talking About Charter School Facilities with Clear Dot Charter School [Q&A]
The National Alliance's Kelsey Nelson speaks with Lindsey Ott, principal of Clear Dot Charter School about the facilities process for the school which will open in the fall of 2019.
National Alliance Receives Charter Schools Program National Dissemination Grant to Establish the Charter School Facilities Center
The National Alliance was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish the Charter School Facilities Center, the first-ever entity solely dedicated to helping public charter schools access better and more affordable facilities and facility financing.
Maureen Donald of the Arapahoe Charter School describes the journey the school has gone through since it first opened in 1997, to create a facility that fostered a learning environment that offered individualized instruction and a family atmosphere.
Albert Einstein Academies of Ohio Director of Admissions/Recruitment Rebecca Woodson brings attention to the school’s need for additional and expanded facilities as the student population grows.
Las Vegas families will have new public school options this year with six new public charter schools opening in Clark County.
As students head back to school this fall, we’re thinking about the school buildings that kids are walking into. That’s because most charter school leaders have to jump over serious hurdles to cobble together the funding to provide their students with an adequate school building. Here are the five things we think you need to know about charter school facilities.
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.