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NACSA on ESSA Title I State Plans: “Accountability and Transparency Must Be Meaningful”

In a comment letter submitted today to the US Department of Education (ED), NACSA recommended changes to proposed Title I provisions under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that would ensure accountability and …


NACSA Statement on Secretary King’s Remarks at National Charter Conference

In response to US Education Secretary John King’s speech today at the National Charter School Conference in Nashville, Tenn., Greg Richmond, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers …


Statement on Rhode Island Senate Bill 3075

With all eyes on the Rhode Island budget bill passed by the General Assembly last week and its impact on charter schools, another bill with similar consequences for the state’s charter school …

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New Report Recommends Reforms to Address Significant Underperformance by Full-Time Virtual Charter Public Schools

National Alliance, 50CAN and NACSA propose specific policy recommendations for states to rein in poor practices in full-time virtual charter public school movement The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, the 50-State …


NACSA signs Charter Schools Equity Coalition Statement on Discipline

Today, NACSA and 19 other organizations released the following statement addressing equity and student discipline in our schools. CHARTER SCHOOLS ARE ABLE TO CREATE INCLUSIVE, POSITIVE ENVIRONMENTS TO PROVIDE ALL STUDENTS A …


It Takes Effort: Inclusive Hiring to Expand Your Talent Pool

In today’s diverse landscape, expanding your talent pool is not just a moral imperative. It’s a strategic advantage. If we know this to be true, what’s getting in the way?  Despite the …


NACSA names Guerschmide Saint-Ange as Chief Operating Officer

Karega Rausch, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), announced today that Guerschmide Saint-Ange will serve as NACSA’s chief operating officer (COO). Saint-Ange, formerly NACSA’s Chief Operating …


Are Authorizers Missing Opportunities to Approve Excellent Schools? 

When our educational landscape has a variety of public school options for families, every student can attend a school that meets their needs.   Authorizers have a significant impact on shaping which schools …