Charter schools are finding innovative solutions to state teacher pension plan concerns that could be applied to the broader teacher labor market.
February 5, 2018
Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rosselló and Education Secretary Julia Keleher proposed legislation to introduce “Alliance Schools."
Each year, we rank states on how their charter school laws align to our model law.
Read our 2017 State Legislative Highlights for a full of this historic year for public charter school policy across the country.
September 21, 2017
The Kentucky Public Charter Schools Association and the National Alliance called on the Kentucky Charter Schools Advisory Council to significantly revise the draft public charter school application and contract.
August 29, 2017
Nina Rees released the following statement today on the Wisconsin Legislatures Joint Finance Committees vote on the K-12 education budget.
August 16, 2017
National Alliance Applauds Texas Legislature, Governor for Giving Public Charter School Students Facilities Funding
WASHINGTON, D.C.Texas Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law the school finance bill HB 21, which will for the first time give Texas public school students who attend charter schools direct support from the state for facilities funding.
May 10, 2017
Colorado Passes Historic Bill Granting Charter Public School Students Equitable Access to Local Funding Stream
The Colorado General Assembly passed historic legislation, HB1375, which grants charter school students equitable access to local tax dollars raised through mill levy overrides for the first time in any state.
March 23, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Denies Virginia Students and Families Access to High-Quality Public School Options
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed HB 2342/SBl 1283, legislation that would create regional charter school divisions that could authorize charter schools in areas of the state with struggling schools.
March 23, 2017
By enacting HB 520, Kentucky will now allow these tuition-free public schools to open and begin providing students and their families with additional no-cost, high-quality school options.