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NACSA Responds to President Trump’s Proposed FY2019 Budget

In response to President Trump’s recently announced FY2019 budget, which includes a $500 million increase for charter schools, NACSA’s Interim CEO and Vice President of Research & Evaluation, Karega Rausch released the …


NACSA responds to CREDO Report on School Closure

Today, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released a report looking at school closure across the country. In response, Greg Richmond, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers …


NACSA Responds to the NAACP’s Education Report

Today, the NAACP Task Force on Quality Education issued a report with findings and recommendations resulting from its series of hearings on public education. In response, Greg Richmond, President and CEO of the National Association of …


Statement on CREDO Charter Management Organization (CMO) Study

Today, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released a report looking at the performance of charter management organizations across the country. In response, Greg Richmond, president and CEO of the …


NACSA Issues Statement on President Trump’s Proposed FY2018 Budget

  In response to President Trump’s recently announced FY2018 budget, which includes a $168 million increase for charter schools, NACSA President and CEO Greg Richmond released the following statement: “We support and …

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Authorizers Have A Key Role to Play in Reinvigorating the Charter Movement

In early July, NACSA joined more than 5,000 charter school leaders and advocates at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference, where the focus was on reinvigorating the charter school movement. In her …


North Carolina’s Nosedive: The Disgraceful State of Its Charter School Law

As a proud resident of Raleigh, watching North Carolina continuously pass harmful laws that weaken the quality of its charter schools has been like watching someone you love make bad choices over …


Nevada is Betting on, not Blaming, its Charter School Sector

In an era of heightened partisanship around charter schools, Nevada’s recently enacted package of reform bills proves that hostile politics don’t have to be part of the narrative. Instead, Nevada is making …


The Good, Bad, and Ugly on Pennsylvania’s Legislative Docket

At least 10 charter-related bills were recently introduced by Pennsylvania legislators from both sides of the aisle. In a state that has struggled to improve its charter school law—one of the most …


If It Works, We Want More: Expanding High-Performing Charter Schools

In US News’ most recent ranking of the best high schools in the country, charter schools crushed it: More than one in five schools on the list was a charter school, despite …