The DC Charter School Alliance is dedicated to supporting and representing the robust charter school sector in our nation’s capital. With the support of the DC Charter School Alliance, the charter school community can ensure that all students in DC receive the great public education they deserve and ensure the continued strength of the DC charter sector.
Every public school should have access to adequate and equal funding—especially during the COVID-era. Learn more about why students deserve the robust staff and quality programming to deliver on the promise of a public education.
In a rapidly growing city, schools need access to appropriate buildings to open new schools, grow successful, high-demand schools, and provide the centers of community that schools create in every neighborhood. Learn about how facilities are critical to charter school success.
The promise of charter schools is creating new, innovative programming with the freedom to provide the education promised to students and families. Learn more about how freedom is paramount to building strong charter schools.
Testimony Before the Council of the District of Columbia Committee of the Whole & Committee on Education By Shannon T. Hodge
Washington, D.C. - Good morning Chairman Mendelson, Councilmember Grosso, and members of the Council. My name is Shannon Hodge and I am the Founding Executive Director of the DC Charter School Alliance, the local non-profit that advocates on behalf of public charter...
DC Charter School Leaders Call for Equitable City Support to Extend In-Person Learning to More Students
70 charter school leaders and board members call for equitable funding and resources and access to school nurses and testing Washington, DC — Today, public charter school leaders called on city officials to increase collaboration so that schools can provide in-person...
*DC Alliance Guest Blog Post* By Nicole Hanrahan, Executive Director and Andrea Elganzoury, LAYC Career Academy Giselle Lemus always knew she wanted to work in the medical field. As a child, she remembers, her mother was often sick, and Lemus did what she could to...
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