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Charter schools are finding innovative solutions to state teacher pension plan concerns that could be applied to the broader teacher labor market.
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The National Alliance Statement on Puerto Rico's Alliance Schools

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.
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Read our 2017 State Legislative Highlights for a full of this historic year for public charter school policy across the country.
2017 State Legislative Highlights

Kentucky Department of Education Draft Charter School Regulations Undermine State Law

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.

Wisconsin Allows Independent Charter Schools Statewide

Nina Rees released the following statement today on the Wisconsin Legislatures Joint Finance Committees vote on the K-12 education budget.

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.

Kentucky Becomes 44th State to Allow Charter Public Schools

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.