President Trump has consistently said that school choice is a priority for his administration, but this budget, if enacted, would leave families in need with fewer school options.
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual ranking of state charter school laws, Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws, Eleventh Edition in conjunction with National School Choice Week.
Today, the American Federation for Children released its 6th annual nationwide survey of public opinion on school choice in honor of National School Choice Week next week.
We are pleased to see that Michigan lawmakers have restored the funding increase for charter schools that Governor Whitmer vetoed earlier this year.
We hope that Congress keeps these students at the center of the debate on funding levels for the federal Charter Schools Program for FY 2021.
Democrats on the New Hampshire Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted to reject $46 million in new federal funding for public school students in the Granite State.
Network for Public Education Releases Biased Publication that Takes Reckless Swipes at our Nation's Neediest Students
The CSP, like every federal program, should be subject to careful oversight and thoughtful review—in order to safeguard taxpayer investments and the education of students. Unfortunately, the NPE ‘report’ is neither thoughtful nor careful.
Good nutrition is essential to learning. Students who come to school hungry or go hungry during the school day cannot reach their educational potential.
Twenty-three public charter schools were among 362 schools recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education for demonstrating overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps.
Sen. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the text of the FY 2020 Labor HHS appropriations bill, which includes $460 million—a $20 million increase over this year’s funding levels— for the federal Charter Schools Program.