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.
The National Alliance released the following statement regarding the ruling in El Centro de la Raza v. Washington State.
Charter School and Special Education Leaders File Brief Urging Supreme Court to Protect Students with Disabilities, Ensure Their Right to Achieve at High Levels
A foundational principle of the charter school movement is that all children should have access to a high-quality education that equips them to be successful inside and outside of the classroom.