The Charter School Legal Action Fund is designed to defend the charter school movement against legal attacks and advance the rights of our schools and students.
Public Charter Schools, Families, and the New Jersey Charter School Association Intervene In School Desegregation Lawsuit
Today, a group of New Jersey public charter school parents, schools, and the state charter school association filed a motion to intervene in Latino Action Network v. State of New Jersey, a lawsuit filed in May 2018.
Yesterday the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of the state’s charter school funding structure, confirming that charter school students should receive the same state and local education funding as traditional district school students.
Court Determines HB 7069 Must Stay to Provide More Equitable Funding to Charter School Students
Oral Arguments Held to Determine Fate of Bill Providing More Equitable Funding to Florida Public School Students
The National Alliance's Charter Schools Legal Action Fund will continue to monitor these cases as they develop over the year and others arise.
National Alliance and Missouri Charter Public School Association Statement on Eastern District of Missouri Ruling
Yesterday, Judge Autrey of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri issued a positive ruling in favor of the state and charter school parents.
The National Alliance submitted an amicus brief to the Mississippi State Supreme Court, urging Mississippi's highest court to uphold an earlier ruling allowing state and local funding to follow the student to the public charter school of their choice.
In Major Victory for Public Education, Washington State Supreme Court Rules Charter Schools Constitutional
In a historic ruling for public education in Washington, the state’s Supreme Court today ruled in El Centro de la Raza vs. Washington that public charter schools are constitutional, upholding their place in the public education system and ensuring current and future charter school students will have access to a high-quality public education.
National Alliance Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit Ruling for Missouri Charter Schools
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals determined Missouri charter school parents have standing to intervene in a case which threatens $50M already given to charter schools in St. Louis.