Category: Charter school News and Trends

My Story of Inspiration — Mr. Dewey

In honor of the inspiring teachers who have had a positive impact on their students’ lives, we are launching our Stories of Inspiration campaign to capture the inspiration teachers bring to students every day. During the next five weeks, we’re asking you to tell us your stories. Find out how to submit your inspiring teacher story…

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Encouraging Diversity in Charter Schools

The charter school model has been widely used to create school options for the most underserved children and communities. But now we’re seeing a growing interest from charter schools who are intentionally serving a balance of students who reflect the diversity of their larger community. Recent studies show that students from both low- and middle-income…

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Education Next Poll Findings – National Alliance Weighs In

Findings released from the Education Next poll on school choice, common core, and other education-related topics, showed a dip in public approval. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the following statement. “Today’s report from Education Next finds a dip in broad public support for public charter schools. We are grateful for the report’s contributions to…

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Promoting Local District-Charter Collaboration

Charter schools operating in conflict with local school districts is an issue that’s been around for as long as we have had charter law.  As such, we are reliant on state legislation to make collaboration happen more. The U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program (CSP) has a few key roles in supporting this, they:…

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#ChartersWork Campaign Tackles Charter School Funding

The National Alliance of Public Charter Schools is continuing their ongoing work to address common misunderstandings about charter schools, such as charter school funding. Their first campaign launched was “The Truth about Charter Schools,” which focused on myths repeated and the actual facts about charter schools. They created infographics and other materials shared across social media and advocacy…

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Charter School Capital + School Choice Week

Charter School Capital is proud to support National School Choice Week this week (and every week) by providing working and growth capital, charter school facilities financing and other resources to help charter leaders be successful. But don’t take our word for it! Hear from the charter leaders about how we’ve provided funding to help educate students….

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Welcome to National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week (NSCW) is here! Held every January, NSCW shines a spotlight on effective education options for every child across the United States. Last year, the week boasted the largest series of education-related events in US history, including more than 16,000 events and 227 governors, mayors and county leaders with the goal of…

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