National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Honors Champions for Charters on May 6

May 5, 2014

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In honor of National Charter Schools Week (May 4- 10), the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is celebrating seven federal, state, and local elected policymakers for their leadership in support of charter schools as Champions for Charters at an award reception on May 6 at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.

2014 Champions for Charters:

  • U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, Illinois
  • Congressman George Miller, California
  • Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York
  • Governor Brian Sandoval, Nevada
  • State Senator Jill Tokuda, Hawaii
  • State Representative Phil Owens, South Carolina
  • Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento, California

About the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the leading national nonprofit organization committed to advancing the public charter school movement. Our mission is to lead public education to unprecedented levels of academic achievement by fostering a strong charter sector. For more information, please visit www.publiccharters.org.

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If you are a member of the news media, please contact Emily Galbreth at: (412) 559-8571 or egalbreth@calcharters.org.

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