Learn About Public Charter Schools

The facts, history, proven success, and the journey ahead

Elected Meeting Days throughout February and March draw parent advocates to Albany to speak up for public charter schools.

Throughout February and March, 35 families, students, and charter school advocates traveled to Albany to meet with 36 elected officials. Their message was clear: public charter students deserve equal access to space and resources.

Parents met with elected leaders through office visits, hallway meetings, pulling them off the Assembly and Senate floors, and delivered their testimony to various audiences. Parent advocates stayed vigilant in their ask for elected leaders to treat their children fairly.  

Key elected leaders shared how meaningful it was to hear from parents and families about the impact their public charter schools have had on their communities.

Public charter school students, parents, and
 staff members travel to Albany to meet elected officials and
discuss the importance of quality education for all kids.