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NAPCS in the News

  • “Learning from the Test,” op-ed by Nina Rees (President & CEO), U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 9
  • “America's Charter School Surge,” video featuring Nina, Wall Street Journal, Dec. 12
  • “Report: D.C. charter schools have third-highest market share in the nation,” National Alliance report cited, Washington Post, Dec. 10
  • “More Detroit students attend charter schools than traditional public schools,” National Alliance report cited, Detroit News, Dec. 10
  • “New Report: Majority of New Orleans, Detroit Students in Charters,” Nina quoted & National Alliance report cited,Education Week, Dec. 10
  • “Clark County’s charter schools continue to chart strong growth,” National Alliance report cited, Las Vegas Sun, Dec. 10
  • “Charter schools increase as more existing schools seek to 'convert,” National Alliance report cited, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dec. 10
  • “Palm Beach district tied for 10th largest growth in charter school enrollment nationwide,” National Alliance report cited,The Palm Beach Post, Dec. 10
  • “Charter schools surge in state, nation,” Nina quoted & National Alliance report cited, San Diego Union-Tribune, Dec. 10
  • “For 4th Straight Year, LA Unified Has the Most Charter Students,” National Alliance report cited, LA School Report, Dec. 10
  • “With charter enrollment surging, Miami-Dade public schools look to tighten the rules,” Nina quoted & National Alliance report cited, Miami Herald, Dec. 10
  • “Charter Schools Continue Dramatic Growth Despite Controversies,” Nina quoted & National Alliance report cited,Huffington Post, Dec. 10

News to Know

  • “Washington State Judge Rules Charter Schools Can Move Forward,” Seattle Times, Dec. 13
  • “North Carolina Sees New Flurry of Charter-School Applications,” News & Observer, Dec. 12
  • “Indiana Governor Pence Puts New Emphasis on Charter Schools in Education Agenda,” Courier-Journal, Dec. 11
  • “Eight North Carolina Charters Up for Renewal,” WUNC, Dec. 10
  • “Survey: Large Majority of Kentuckians Favors Public Charter Schools,” WFPL, Dec. 9

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