Todd Ziebarth

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West Virginia Misses Opportunity to Create High-Quality Schools for the State's Neediest Students

Today, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed House Bill 206 into law. In theory, the bill will allow public charter schools in the state. Unfortunately, because of political pressure from special interest groups, the bill was written to actually discourage the creation of high-quality public charter schools.

D.C. Public Charter Schools and Authorizer Meet Intent of Our Model Law

We have been increasingly concerned to see how our model law’s provisions regarding open meetings and open records have been misused by charter school opponents in Washington, D.C. to try to undermine the good work being done by D.C.’s public charter schools and the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

New Report Recommends Reforms to Address Significant Underperformance by Full-Time Virtual Charter Public Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, the 50-State Campaign for Achievement Now (50CAN) and the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) today released a report providing specific policy recommendations to help states better hold ful

National Charter Schools Group to Testify on Behalf of Wisconsin Students and Families

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Tomorrow the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools will testify before the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Urban Education on AB 549, a bill to strengthen the states charter school law.