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NACSA President Tapped by National Journal to Launch Education Expert Blog

National Association of Charter School Authorizers’ (NACSA) President and CEO Greg Richmond joined fellow education leaders today to launch the National Journal’s Education Expert Blog (http://education.nationaljournal.com). The Education Expert Blog will feature …


NACSA President Applauds Findings of New Charter School Study

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) President and CEO Greg Richmond released the following statement today in response to a report by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) …


NACSA President Emphasizes Role of Public Officials in Increasing the Quality of the Charter Sector

In celebration of National Charter School Week, President and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) Greg Richmond headlined a panel discussion entitled Chartering the Course: The Leadership Role …


National Association of Charter School Authorizers Announces National Advisory Board

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) has announced twelve individuals who will serve as members of their National Advisory Board. NACSA’s National Advisory Board is composed of leaders from some …


Letter to Governor Spitzer

Over the past decade, the State of New York has made the right moves to ensure a system of high quality public charter schools. Several provisions found in Assembly Bill 4307-B approved …


How to Build an Inclusive Workforce Culture: Let the Data Drive You

FOURTH IN A SERIES In our rapidly evolving world, fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within organizations has become more than a moral imperative. It’s also a strategic necessity.  However, it takes …


Fort Worth ISD: Partnerships & Accountability

Guest blog written by David Saenz, Ed.D. The March 2024 episode of Community Conversations with NACSA told the story of Fort Worth Independent School District’s Leadership Academy Network, a unique partnership, resembling …


DEI Deconstructed: Using the Power You Have

THIRD IN A SERIES In Chapter 5 of Lily Zheng’s book, DEI Deconstructed: Your No-Nonsense Guide to Doing the Work and Doing It Right, they start the chapter by recounting an interaction …


NACSA’s Statement on the FY24 Budget Signed by President Biden

Statement from NACSA president and CEO, Dr. Karega Rausch on the FY24 budget signed by President Biden: “We appreciate that Congress and President Biden continue to recognize the important role that the …


NACSA Celebrates Guerschmide Saint-Ange as Pahara Fellow

Guerschmide Saint-Ange, NACSA’s Chief Operating and Talent Officer, was recently named as a Pahara Institute fellow. This highly selective cohort-based program, “identifies exceptional leaders in the educational excellence and equity movement, facilitates …


NACSA’s Statement on President Biden’s FY2025 Budget Proposal

Dr. Karega Rausch, NACSA president and CEO, issued the following statement on President Biden’s FY2025 budget proposal. NACSA remains committed to ensuring access to high-quality public schools for all students. There is …


Navigating Equity: Watch Out for Traps and Tropes

SECOND IN A SERIES When we pursue equity within our educational institutions, complexities and challenges can arise.  The path towards equity goes beyond a checklist of tasks or compliance measures: it is …


ESSER and the Fiscal Cliff

Big changes are on the horizon for charter school authorizers and the schools in their portfolios: the end of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. Managing this change will be, for …