National Alliance Honors U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander with the Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award
Today the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) announced it will give the prestigious Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), as part of continued celebrations during National Charter Schools Week.
Ten Charter Schools Honored with Above and Beyond Awards for Outstanding Service During COVID-19 Pandemic
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) is honoring 10 charter schools from across America with inaugural Above and Beyond Awards as part of celebrations for National Charter Schools Week (May 10 -16).
National Charter Schools Week Celebrates Charter Schools Going Above and Beyond to Meet the Needs of Nearly 3.3 Million Students During the Pandemic
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) kicks off National Charter Schools Week (May 10-16) celebrating the nearly 7,500 public charter schools and campuses across the nation.
The National Alliance has challenged ourselves this year to reimagine the education that attendees get at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference with new initiatives to enhance the conference experience and embrace the theme: “Reimagining Education.”
The theme of this year’s National Charter School Conference is “Reimagining Education” and in June our greater charter school family will gather from across the nation to hear how each of us are doing just this.
Charter schools have always enjoyed bipartisan support from elected officials from all levels of government. During National Charter Schools Week, we celebrate the champions of the charter school movement.
Middle school principal at Tulsa Honor Academy explains how the school puts scholars first—always.
Twenty-five years ago, KIPP was built on a promise: helping 47 fifth-graders from low-income families climb the mountain to and through college. But reaching this challenging goal proved to be more difficult than we originally thought.
Taken together, it is easy to say that, on average, charter schools are doing what they set out to do—improving educational opportunities for students.
The National Alliance's Nathan Barrett, Ph.D., explains why research designs for studies looking into charter school student outcomes look a little different than studies that look squarely at district school students or all public school students.