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The Charter Blog

I Was Born in a Refugee Camp in Kenya and Now I’ll Be the First in My Family to Attend College

May 04, 2017 | by Hawo Ibrahim |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

Did You Know … 44 States (and DC) Have Charter School Laws?

May 04, 2017 | by National Alliance |

Did you know … 44 states (and DC) have charter school laws? 

I’ve Been Preparing for College for Fourteen Years

May 03, 2017 | by Adeline Linzau |
This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series. 

The way that Capital City Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. prepares its students for college is a process that is unlike any other. I am in the 12th grade now, but I...

Did you know ... Charter Schools Serve Rural Communities?

May 03, 2017 | by National Alliance |

Did you know charter schools serve rural communities? 

2017 Champions for Charters

May 03, 2017 | by National Alliance |

We are thrilled to announce the 2017 Champions for Charters during our National Charter Schools Week celebrations!

My Story of Success

May 02, 2017 | by Diana Crandall |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series. 

Right before the financial crisis decimated the global economy, I was failing my freshman year of high school. Throughout my education, I excelled in the humanities, but...

Did you know ... Charter Schools Serve ALL Students?

May 02, 2017 | by National Alliance |

Did you know that charter school serve ALL students? 

From a Border Town to Brown: How IDEA Public Schools Helped Pave the Path

May 01, 2017 | by Michael Mireles |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series. Today, we kick off 30 Days of Grad with an essay from a 2017 graduate of the 2016 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools winner, IDEA Public Schools. 

When I look back on my...

Did you know ... Charter Schools are Public Schools?

May 01, 2017 | by National Alliance |

Did you know that charter schools are public schools?

Big Wins for Students and Families

March 27, 2017 | by Nina Rees |

Last week was full of great news for students and families!

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