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    National School Choice Week

    Press Release January 12, 2015 School Choice, Let Me Be Me As the New Year begins, millions of school choice supporters around the country are making plans to raise awareness about the importance of greater opportunities in K-12 education. Individuals, schools and organizations across the country have planned an unprecedented 10,100 events for January 2015 […]

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    Increased Funding for the Charter Schools Program

    Members, We received good news today!  The Charter Schools Program (CSP) received a $5 million (2%) increase in the FY2015 funding bill, for a total of $253.1 million. To put this in context, only a handful of K-12 competitive grant programs received a funding increase this year – the vast majority of programs were level-funded […]

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    NCLB Flexibility Extension for Missouri

    October 9, 2014 Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Extension Requests for Six States The Obama Administration announced today that Arizona, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, Rhode Island and Utah have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). “America’s schools and […]

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    Public Charter Schools Leading the Way in Innovation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT September 25, 2014 Katherine Bathgate (202) 521-2827 Katherine@publiccharters.org   Public Charter Schools Leading the Way in Innovation New report provides overview of next generation learning models, makes policy recommendations to better serve students WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools looks at next […]