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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
July 1, 2019
Charter alliance president on growing backlash: ‘We need to start fighting back’
The charter school movement is currently a 'battle for survival,' charter alliance president told conference attendees in Las Vegas on Monday.
that was fast
May 14, 2019
Tennessee’s new governor named charter school champion by national group
Gov. Bill Lee was the only Tennessean and sole governor singled out by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
January 22, 2019
Report: Change in state law has made Michigan more charter friendly
Prior to 2018, charter schools in Michigan weren't able to share in any millage revenue.
November 7, 2018
The Denver teachers union requested the names and salaries of all charter school teachers
The request could signal that the union plans to try to get charter school teachers to join.
September 12, 2018
In latest move, Gates Foundation looks to help — and learn from — charters serving students with disabilities
The foundation has made four grants in recent months focused on helping charter schools better serve students with disabilities.
January 29, 2018
Report: Colorado’s charter school laws are the second best in the nation
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools cited a new state law on charter funding equity in moving Colorado up in its rankings.
By the numbers
October 23, 2017
In more than 200 school districts, at least 1 in 10 students attends a charter
It’s a trend line with profound implications for school districts.
October 17, 2017
Independent charter schools look to raise their profile, apart from networks and Betsy DeVos
At a symposium last week number of independent charter school leaders agreed to launch a new national organization.
Updated June 13, 2017
Betsy DeVos to charter school leaders: Your schools ‘are not the one cure-all’
Her remarks hinted at growing divides within the school choice movement.
June 12, 2017
Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz is having a very good week
New York City’s largest school charter network, Success Academy, has won the 2017 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools.
May 1, 2017
Success Academy named finalist for prestigious national charter school award
The annual prize honors large charter school networks that have proven adept at serving low-income students and students of color.
Leadership & Management
March 27, 2017
Indiana ranked no. 1 for charter-friendly environment by national advocacy group
But the group, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, dinged Indy's lack of regulation for online charter schools.
March 22, 2017
Tennessee inches up in national ranking of charter school laws
The state climbs from from 34th to 29th in the latest rankings from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
great space debate
October 7, 2016
New York state’s charter rent law could be a model for the nation
New York’s hard-fought law guaranteeing charter schools public space or rent money as compensation is being held up as a model.
February 3, 2016
Tennessee ranks nation’s third highest for charter school openings this school year
A new report highlights Tennessee's charter sector as one of the fastest growing in the nation.
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