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Jan 20, 2016, 07:30 ET

National Alliance's Annual Ranking of State Charter School Laws Shows Major Shifts

 Improvements to charter public school laws in several states shook up the rankings in the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools'...

Oct 27, 2015, 18:28 ET

National Alliance Responds to CREDO's Virtual Charter Schools Report

 Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, released the following statement in response to the...

Sep 16, 2015, 17:06 ET

Escuela pública autónoma en California gana un Premio Iniciativa de la Casa Blanca

 Camino Nuevo Charter Academy en Los Ángeles, California, ha sido seleccionada para el Premio "Bright Spot", un reconocimiento nacional...

Sep 16, 2015, 13:01 ET

California-Based Charter School Wins White House Initiative Award

 Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, Calif., has been selected for the Bright Spot Award, a national recognition given by The White...

Jun 11, 2015, 17:07 ET

Ashley Judd to Speak at 15th Annual National Charter School Conference

 Actor, activist and humanitarian Ashley Judd will address the National Charter Schools Conference general session in New Orleans on Monday,...

Jun 23, 2014, 14:42 ET
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Countless Students Beating the Odds this Graduation Season

 Many charter school students across the country have overcome difficult challenges to receive their high school diplomas. In celebration of...

May 05, 2014, 16:32 ET
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Students Names on Charter Schools Waiting Lists Top 1 Million for the First Time

 Today the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released new estimates that show the number of student names on public...

Jul 03, 2013, 08:30 ET
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Video, Photos of Remarks by International Performing Artist Pitbull Speaking at 2013 National Charter Schools Conference -- Now Available

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools today released remarks by internationally renowned, multi-platinum recording artist Armando...

Jul 02, 2013, 17:26 ET
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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' Nina Rees Congratulates Uncommon Schools, Winner of The 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools president and CEO Nina Rees today issued the following statement congratulating The 2013 Broad Prize...

Jun 27, 2013, 08:30 ET
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National Charter School Waitlist Numbers Approach One Million

 The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) today released the results of a new survey estimating that public charter school...

Jan 29, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Annual National Rankings of Charter School Laws Finds Many States Strengthening Charter Laws

Washington State Passes Charter Law while 16 States Make Improvements; Only 8 States Remain with No Law  The National Alliance for...

Jan 15, 2013, 13:44 ET
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Public Charter Schools Reach New Milestone: Record 6,000 Schools Are Serving 2.3 Million Students

Data from Current School Year Shows 80% Growth in Enrollment Over Five Years  The number of public charter schools operating in the...

Nov 14, 2012, 13:06 ET
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New Report Identifies 110 Districts With 10 Percent of Students Enrolled in Public Charter Schools

Marks First Time More Than 100 School Districts Reach Milestone For the first time ever, more than 100 school districts have 10 percent of...

Nov 07, 2012, 11:01 ET
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Statement from Nina Rees on the 2012 Election

The following is being released by the National Alliance for Public Charter School: The 2012 election is an important moment in the...

Sep 19, 2012, 13:00 ET
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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Announces New Vice President for Communications and Marketing: David Hoff

Hoff joins NAPCS from the U.S. Department of Education  The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) is pleased to announce...

Sep 06, 2012, 13:00 ET
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Public Charter School Movement Celebrates 20 Years Of Public Education Innovation, Student Achievement, and Parental Choice

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Highlights Two Decades of Success Twenty years ago tomorrow, the first public charter school...

Aug 30, 2012, 12:00 ET
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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Announces New Senior Vice President for Federal Affairs: Gina Mahony

Mahony Brings Significant Education Experience and Legislative Accomplishments to the Public Charter Schools Sector  The National...

Nov 04, 2011, 11:10 ET
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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases Statement on Charter School Management Organization Study

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) today released the following statement from interim president and CEO Ursula Wright in...

Oct 18, 2011, 13:03 ET
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Public Charter Schools Now Enrolling At Least 30 Percent of Students in a Record Six School Districts Nationwide

New Report Issued by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Reflects Growing Interest and Demand for Public Charter Schools A record...

Sep 16, 2011, 12:30 ET
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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Commends Outgoing President and CEO, Peter C. Groff

Charter Schools Advocate Heading to BAEO To Spearhead Outreach to Elected Officials The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS)...