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National Alliance Applauds Tennessee Gov. Lee and Tennessee Legislature on Charter School Bills

Late last month, Tennessee’s House and Senate passed HB 940 and SB 796, respectively, which have been signed into law by Governor Lee. These bills establish a nine-member independent Tennessee Public Charter School Commission with authorizing authority.

Great Schools Recognizes 153 Public Charter Schools as College Success Award Winners

Today, Great Schools released their 2019 College Success Awards, recognizing more than 1,700 public schools in 25 states that excel in preparing students to attend and succeed in college. Of these winning schools, 153 are public charter schools.

U.S. News’ Best High Schools Shows Charter Schools’ Outsized Excellence in Public Education

Today, U.S. News & World Report’s new annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country recognize public charter schools are among the top-performing high schools for students. Within the top ten high schools, three are charter schools.

National Alliance Congratulates 2018 U.S. Department of Education Charter Management Organization Grant Recipients

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement has published the names of the recipients of about $100.2 million in Charter School Program (CSP) Grants to Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools competition.