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Expanding Access to Quality Charter Schools


Information below reflects committee legislation from the 113th Congress (2013-2014).

The Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10) will strengthen the Charter School Program and allow successful charter school models to be replicated nationwide to support choice, innovation, and excellence in education. 

Bill Information:

Bill Text: The Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10)
Bill Summary: The Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
Fact Sheet: The Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act

Press Releases:

Kline, Miller Praise Passage of Charter School Bill
VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Speaks in Support of Bipartisan Charter School Bill
Photo Album: GOP Leadership Press Conference on Quality Charter Schools
What They're Saying: Education Stakeholders Express Support for Bipartisan Charter School Bill
INFOGRAPHIC: The Growing Demand for Quality Charter Schools

ICYMI: Kline Bill Would Give Charters a Boost
Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Support Charter Schools and Enhance Education Research
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up Legislation to Support Quality Charters, Strengthen Education Research
Kline, Miller Introduce Legislation to Support Quality Charter Schools
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Kline, Messer to Tour Minnesota Charter Schools, Discuss Importance of #SchoolChoice
Hearing Highlights Charter School Success
Did You Know? 10 Fast Facts on School Choice

Committee Activity:

Markup, H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
Hearing on “Raising the Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education”
Photo Album: Minnesota Charter Schools Visit 

Letters of Support:

Autism National Committee
Breakthrough Schools
Business Roundtable
Chamber of Commerce
Charter Management Organizations Coalition
Chiefs for Change
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Council of Chief State School Officers
Council for Exceptional Children
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
Foundation for Excellence in Education 
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools  
National Association of Charter School Authorizers
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools
National Council of La Raza
The Arc 
The Education Trust

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