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AAE Charter Schools Blog
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:48 Written by Alana Welch
The National Charter School Conference, hosted by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, is held every year in an effort to deliver exceptional learning and networking opportunities for every participant and to celebrate the diverse group of education innovators, policymakers, and business leaders that comprise the public charter school community. This journal is a highlight of the firsthand accounts of AAE member conference goers Peggy Downs and Susan Goers’ trip to the 2016 conference held June 26th to 29th of this year. Registration for the 2017 Charter Conference in Washington, D.C. begins this month!
Monday, 07 November 2016 22:02 Written by Alana Welch
Our nation's successful public charter schools are proof that a one-size-fits-all approach to learning isn't always the most effective one. In fact, when it comes to providing a solid education for the next generation, public charter schools often find success because of the fact that they're able to take a different approach that tackles the unmet needs traditional public schools aren't equipped to provide.
For this reason, it's critical that public charter schools are celebrated for their differences and carefully examined so that teachers and school leaderscan build and grow from each others successes.
That's why AAE highlights outstanding public charter schools across the nation to give you an inside look into the vast array of public charter school options available from coast to coast. Just take a look at one such school in the state of Minnesota:
If you've been keeping up with the latest news on the NAACP resolution that called for a moratorium on the growth of public charter schools, then you probably also know about the mass effort being put forth by public charter school leaders to combat the barrage of misinformation that's floating around by way of the #ChartersWork campaign.