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Jul 02, 2019, 14:47 ET An Open Letter to Senator Bernie Sanders from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Leaders of Color

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) released the below open letter, signed by 244 leaders of color, imploring ...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Day Two of the National Charter Schools Conference: More Than 5,000 Educators, Charter School Leaders and Influencers Gather for a Rally in Las Vegas

Today more than 5,000 charter school leaders, educators, and policymakers will gather during the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference (#NCSC19)...


May 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Policymakers and Charter School Leaders from Across the Nation Honored for their Accomplishments on Behalf of Public Charter School Students

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance) inducted federal, state and local elected officials as 2019 Champions for...


Jan 22, 2019, 08:00 ET State Charter School Law Rankings Show Improvements and Opportunities for Growth

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual ranking of state public charter school laws, Measuring Up to the Model: A ...


Jun 18, 2018, 11:45 ET DSST Public Schools Wins 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

DSST Public Schools (DSST) is the winner of the 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and the National...


Jan 29, 2018, 12:21 ET Measuring Up: The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases 9th Annual Rankings of State Public Charter School Laws

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual state-by-state ranking of public charter school laws, entitled Measuring...


Jun 12, 2017, 11:08 ET Success Academy Wins 2017 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

Success Academy Charter Schools is the winner of the 2017 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and the...


Jun 27, 2016, 11:20 ET IDEA Public Schools Named Top Public Charter School System In America As Winner Of 2016 Broad Prize For Public Charter Schools

IDEA Public Schools is the winner of the 2016 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and the National Alliance...


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' seventh...


Oct 27, 2015, 06:28 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 CREDO report...


Sep 16, 2015, 05:06 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 que otorga la...


Sep 16, 2015, 01:01 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 House...


Jun 11, 2015, 05:07 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, June 22....


Jun 23, 2014, 02:42 ET 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 their...


Jul 03, 2013, 08:30 ET 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, 05:26 ET 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 for ...


Jun 27, 2013, 08:30 ET 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 waitlists...


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

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) today announced the release of its annual rankings of state charter school laws across the...


Jan 15, 2013, 01:44 ET Public Charter Schools Reach New Milestone: Record 6,000 Schools Are Serving 2.3 Million Students

The number of public charter schools operating in the United States has surpassed 6,000 for the first time in the 20-year effort to provide...


Nov 14, 2012, 01:06 ET New Report Identifies 110 Districts With 10 Percent of Students Enrolled in Public Charter Schools

For the first time ever, more than 100 school districts have 10 percent of their students enrolled in public charter schools, according to a report...


Nov 07, 2012, 11:01 ET 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 public charter...


Sep 06, 2012, 01:00 ET Public Charter School Movement Celebrates 20 Years Of Public Education Innovation, Student Achievement, and Parental Choice

Twenty years ago tomorrow, the first public charter school opened, forging the path for the most innovative public education reform movement in a...


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

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) is pleased to announce that Gina Mahony will become the organization's new Senior Vice...


Oct 18, 2011, 01:03 ET Public Charter Schools Now Enrolling At Least 30 Percent of Students in a Record Six School Districts Nationwide

A record number of school districts—six—have at least 30 percent of their public school students enrolled in public charter schools, according to an...


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

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) today announced the departure of its president and CEO, Peter C. Groff. This former elected...