Tag: National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Charter school parents push back to preserve school choice

Editor’s note: This commentary from Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, appeared today on the74million.org. A parent-led rally today in Washington, D.C., is putting the charter school movement’s energy and passion on full display as supporters band together to fight for their schools[Read More…]

Listen to parents: Families say they want more school choice

Editor’s note: This commentary from Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, appeared Tuesday on USA Today. Schools are often regarded as the center of our society, and never has that been more true than now. Issues of health, safety, social justice, economics and[Read More…]

Charter school enrollment expands as traditional district enrollment sags

Preliminary data from a new state-level analysis from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools indicates that public charter schools posted more enrollment growth in 2020-21 than they’ve seen in the past six years, even as traditional public school enrollment declined during the first full academic year of the COVID-19[Read More…]

Uneasy lies the head that wears the tiara

Recently, I watched Liberty: the American Revolution.  The documentary includes a dramatization of letters Abigail Adams wrote to her sister while her husband served as United States ambassador to Great Britain. Abigail was less than impressed with “his Britannic majesty” and the other members of the British royal family, a[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Security issues, new justice, return to school and more

School security criticized: School districts across the state are “not moving fast enough” to comply with the law passed last year that requires specific measures to improve security in schools, says the chairman of the state commission that investigated the Parkland school shooting. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri told the[Read More…]