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.

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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.

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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.

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Testimony Before the Council of the District of Columbia Committee of the Whole at the Public Roundtable on: Statewide Data Warehouse Amendment Act of 2021 & Teacher and Principal Turnover & Retention in the District

Good afternoon, Chairman Mendelson and members of the Committee. My name is Ariel Johnson and I am the Executive Director of the DC Charter School Alliance, the local non-profit that advocates for the 46,000 public charter school students in the district. I am also a...

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