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Senators Cassidy, Cornyn, and Booker introduce legislation to help educators access funding to open new charter schools

Bipartisan bill will strengthen federal Charter Schools Program by providing more equitable access to pre-planning resources needed to open a new school   Today, Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, John Cornyn (R-TX), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tim Scott (R-SC), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Mike Braun (R-IN),… Continue reading Senators Cassidy, Cornyn, and Booker introduce legislation to help educators access funding to open new charter schools

2023 Charter Schools Program Grant Recipients Announced

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced grant recipients for the FY 2023 Charter Schools Program (CSP). In all, the Department announced $572 million to be awarded over the next three to five years. Grants are used to open new public charter schools and replicate high-performing public charter schools across the country. The demand… Continue reading 2023 Charter Schools Program Grant Recipients Announced

Congratulations to 22 Charter Schools Honored as 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools

The U.S. Department of Education recognized 353 schools as 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools, 23 of which are public charter schools. According to the U.S. Department of Education, “The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student groups on assessments.” There are two performance categories: Exemplary… Continue reading Congratulations to 22 Charter Schools Honored as 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools

U.S. News Ranks Charter Schools Among the Top Public High Schools in the Nation

Ten charter high school students were selected from more than 100 applicants to grow their leadership and advocacy skills through intensive programming, team building, and opportunities outside of their school classrooms.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Welcomes 10 High School Students to Second Cohort of Rising Leaders

Ten charter high school students were selected from more than 100 applicants to grow their leadership and advocacy skills through intensive programming, team building, and opportunities outside of their school classrooms.

Listen To Your Teacher! New Report Shows The Motivations And Challenges Of Public School Teachers Today

National poll of public school teachers provides important insight into teacher shortage, major concerns, and possible solutions Listen to Your Teacher: An Analysis of Teacher Sentiment on the State of Public Education is a new report based on results of a national survey of more than 1,200 public school teachers, both district and charter, conducted by… Continue reading Listen To Your Teacher! New Report Shows The Motivations And Challenges Of Public School Teachers Today

National Alliance Supports Litigation To Preserve Public Nature Of Oklahoma Charter Schools

Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, released the following statement in support of the recently filed lawsuit alleging state law and state constitutional violations stemming from the Oklahoma Statewide Virtual Charter School Board’s approval of the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City’s application to open the nation’s first religious… Continue reading National Alliance Supports Litigation To Preserve Public Nature Of Oklahoma Charter Schools

Charter Schools Program Receives Proposed Funding Increase

All students and families deserve access to a high-quality public education. We thank the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee members for recognizing the value and educational opportunity public charter schools provide to families across the nation with an increase of $10 million to the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP) and by providing important new flexibility for state program operators.

National Alliance Pleased with U.S. Supreme Court Denial in Peltier v. Charter Day School

Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, released a statement on the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear the Peltier v. Charter Day School case.

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