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.
WASHINGTON, DC –– Following the news of the tragic death of Kervin Sanches, the dean of students at Hope Community PCS, DC Charter School Alliance Founding Executive Director Shannon Hodge released the following statement: “We're heartbroken over the tragic loss of...
Testimony Before the Council of the District of Columbia Committee of the Whole at the Public Oversight Roundtable on Re-Opening District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) and District of Columbia Public Charter Schools (DCPCS) for School Year 2021-2022
Good morning, Chairman Mendelson and members of the Committee. 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 schools to ensure that all students in...
Washington, DC – The DC Charter School Alliance applauds the Council of the District of Columbia’s support for students following the Council’s first vote to approve the FY22 Budget, which includes a historic increase in funding for education, particularly students...
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