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New Law Expands Funding and Access to High-Quality Charter Schools in Iowa

Today, during a special visit to Horizon Science Academy Charter School in Des Moines, Iowa, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new law (SF 2368/HF 2543) to enhance funding equity for public charter schools, improve access to school facilities, and expand extracurricular options for charter school students.

New Iowa Law Expands Access to High-Quality Public Education Opportunities for Families

“The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools applauds the Eastern Panhandle Preparatory Academy, Workforce Initiative for Nurses Academy, and West Virginia Academy for seeking to join this litigation to protect the opportunity for families to choose high quality public charter schools in West Virginia.

Idaho Provides Funding Fix for Charter School Facilities

Access to funding for school buildings is one of the biggest obstacles to expanding charter school options for families. Idaho is leading the way to removing barriers so more funding can be dedicated for use in the classroom, not on the classroom.

What’s Next for Charter Schools in the 2024 State Legislative Sessions

As state legislative sessions get underway across the country, we are already starting to see charter school bills—both good and bad—get introduced in several states.

2023 State Legislative Summary: Momentum for Public Charter Schools Remains Strong

In 2023, charter school advocates continued to make legislative gains in statehouses across the country. These gains were made in red, blue, and purple states, oftentimes in ways that showed bipartisan support for charter schools remains firmly in place. A new report, 2023 State Legislative Session Highlights for Public Charter Schools, written by Todd Ziebarth,… Continue reading 2023 State Legislative Summary: Momentum for Public Charter Schools Remains Strong

Rep. Letlow (LA-05), Rep. Jill Tokuda (HI-02), Rep. John James (MI-10), and Rep. Juan Ciscomani (AZ-06) Introduce the Empower Charter School Educators to Lead Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Letlow (LA-05), Congresswoman Jill Tokuda (HI-02), Congressman John James (MI-10), and Congressman Juan Ciscomani (AZ-06) introduced the Empower Charter School Educators to Lead Act. This bipartisan legislation authorizes State Entities who receive grants through the Charter Schools Program (CSP) to use a portion of their funding to support the application process… Continue reading Rep. Letlow (LA-05), Rep. Jill Tokuda (HI-02), Rep. John James (MI-10), and Rep. Juan Ciscomani (AZ-06) Introduce the Empower Charter School Educators to Lead Act

Event Invite: Public Charter Schools 101: Expanding Federal Support for New Schools and Facilities

Senators John Cornyn and Michael Bennet are convening a briefing on charter schools with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.  The briefing will highlight efforts to increase funding for the federal Charter Schools Program and the passage of two charter school bills S.1480 The Equitable Access to School Facilities Act (Cassidy-Bennet) and S.3072 Empower… Continue reading Event Invite: Public Charter Schools 101: Expanding Federal Support for New Schools and Facilities

The National Alliance stands with Oklahoma Attorney General to Defend Public Charter Schools

Todd Ziebarth, Senior Vice President for State Advocacy and Support at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, released the following statement regarding the recently filed legal challenge against a charter contract for a religious public school in Oklahoma:   “The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools supports Oklahoma’s Attorney General in this challenge to safeguard… Continue reading The National Alliance stands with Oklahoma Attorney General to Defend Public Charter Schools

Montana Advocates Named as Official Intervenors to Protect HB 562, The Community Choice Schools Act

Montana is the most recent state to enact a law allowing community choice schools, also known as charter schools. However, shortly after HB 562 was enacted into law in the 2023 legislative session, charter school opponents filed suit to stop these innovative public schools from opening. In response, charter school supporters, led by Representative Jonathan… Continue reading Montana Advocates Named as Official Intervenors to Protect HB 562, The Community Choice Schools Act

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