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WHO WE ARE

We Are Advocates for Charter Schools

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is a national nonprofit organization committed to advancing the charter school movement. We help put families in charge of their child’s education, principals in charge of their schools, teachers in charge of leading their classrooms, and students in charge of their futures.

Our MissioN

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Our mission is to lead public education to unprecedented levels of academic achievement by fostering a strong charter school movement.

Charter schools have been making an impact for more than 30 years

Charter schools are at 31 years of impact and counting. And we couldn’t be prouder of the progress we’ve made together.  There are now 45 public charter school laws that make it possible for nearly 206,000 teachers to deliver education at more than 7,800 charter schools serving nearly 3.7 million students. 

1991

The Start

Minnesota passes the first charter school law

2011

Exponential Growth

The number of charter school students surpasses 2 million

2018

$440 Million

Funding for the Charter Schools Program reaches $440 million

2021

30 Years Strong

Charter schools have been making an impact for more than 30 years

1991

The Start

Minnesota passes the first charter school law

2011

Exponential Growth

The number of charter school students surpasses 2 million

2018

$440 Million

Funding for the CSP reaches $440 million

2021

30 Years Strong

Charter schools have been making an impact for more than 30 years

Your Fight Is Our Fight

Meet the dynamic team leading the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ efforts to fight for charter schools and better education options for all children. We are a diverse coalition representing millions of students, teachers, parents, activists, and administrators.

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State Charter Support Organizations

Together we are stronger. Discover our state partner organizations across the country.

Our work is made possible thanks to the generous support of the following organizations, foundations, and individuals.

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Memorial Gifts

Contact Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994.

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Commemorative Gifts

Contact Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994.

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Wire Transfers

For questions regarding wire transfers, please email of call Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994.

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Gifts of Stock

For questions regarding stock, please email of call Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994.

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Matching Gifts

If you or your spouse work for a company that provides matching gifts, you can make an even bigger impact! To have your gift matched, you must submit your company’s completed matching gift form.

Please send all completed matching gift forms to:

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
800 Connecticut Ave. N.W. Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006.

If this donation will be potentially matched, please provide the company name.

Advocates Council

Contact Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994.

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Legacy Society

Contact Celia Hagerman at [email protected] or 202-600-8994 to learn more about the Legacy Society or for any other inquiries regarding planned giving.