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2016 Midwest Art Contest Winners Announced

1st Place Winner from Milwaukee WI; Winning Classroom from Romulus MI December 15, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Don Cooper (989) 317-3510 The National Charter Schools Institute is proud of the thousands of students who annually attend charter schools throughout the nation, and also of the thousands of parents, teachers, school leaders, and charter school […]

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2016 Art Contest Winners!

A scientist. A musician. An athlete. A doctor. The President of the United States. What do you want to be when you grow up? Since launching the 2016 Midwest Charter Schools Art Contest in September, approximately 2,000 charter school students have shared their self-portraits of their big dreams for their futures. Our panel of judges was inspired by […]

Statement from the National Charter Schools Institute on Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos

November 23, 2016 Contact: Don Cooper For Immediate Release (989) 317-3510 Mt. Pleasant, MI—James N. Goenner, Ph.D., President and CEO of the National Charter Schools Institute, released the following statement today: “Betsy DeVos is an inspiring champion for children and a bold choice for Secretary of Education. “The American entrepreneurial spirit is what has, and […]

Essay Contest Press Release

2016 Charter Schools Essay Contest Winners Announced 1st Place Winners from Oakland County and Kent County May 5, 2016 Contact: Don Cooper For Immediate Release (989) 317-3510 The National Charter School Institute is proud of the thousands of students who annually attend charter schools throughout Michigan, and of the thousands of parents, teachers, school leaders, […]

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Essay Contest Winners

Since launching the essay contest during National Schools Choice Week in January, more than 200 Michigan charter school students have shared their stories with us about what their charter schools mean to them. Now that National Charter Schools Week is here, we’re ready to announce the winning essays! Winners Congratulations to our winners!   Prizes […]

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2016 Charter Schools Essay Contest

Achievement. Innovation. Top performing. Community. Responsive. College-bound. These are some of the many words that parents, teachers, and students use to describe Michigan’s charter schools and the transformative impact they are having on the lives of students. To celebrate National School Choice Week–and how Michigan’s charters keep winning for kids–the National Charter Schools Institute is […]