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.
Yesterday the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of the state’s charter school funding structure, confirming that charter school students should receive the same state and local education funding as traditional district school students.
In her reply, Rees speaks to the historical injustices imposed on students of color and students from low-income families that charter schools in part seek to address.
Nina Rees to be featured on Education Next Panel Discussing 2019 Education Next Annual Public Opinion Poll Results
On Friday, September 13, Education Next will host a gathering to discuss their 13th annual survey of American public opinion on education policy in depth.
With a four-percentage point increase, support for charter schools jumped to 48 percent this year.
All charter schools are public schools, and their flexible and autonomous model is paid for by a pledge of high accountability to their authorizer, parents and the public.
The summer edition of the National Alliance Monthly News provides a recap of activities at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference, as well as the federal, state, and legal updates.
The nation's premiere public charter schools conference has brought more than 5,000 educators, school leaders, policymakers, charter support organizations and advocates to Las Vegas, NV over the last three days.
Day Two of the National Charter Schools Conference: More than 5,000 Educators, Charter School Leaders and Influencers Gather for a Rally in Las Vegas
Today more than 5,000 charter school leaders, educators, and policymakers will gather during the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference (#NCSC19) for an all-conference rally to push back against bureaucratic interests and fight for all students to have the opportunity to attend a high-quality public school.