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The Teaching Your Toddler Podcast

Sep 24, 2023

Charter Schools - What are they? Where are they? Why would you want to consider one for your child's education? 

Join us for this very helpful episode that can help you find a charter school for your child, and if not, how to possibly get one started. Also, find out the difference between a magnet school and a charter school and what rights you have as a parent in your child's education. 

Nina Rees is the President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, the leading organization committed to advancing the charter school movement. 

Nina has over 20 years of experience in Washington, D.C., most recently as Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives for Knowledge Universe, a leading global education company with investments in early childhood education, before- and after-school programs, and online instruction.

Prior to that, Nina was the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, overseeing the administration of 28 grant programs and programs and policies advancing school choice, charter schools, alternative routes to teacher certification, and school leadership. Prior to joining the Education Department, Nina served as Deputy Assistant for Domestic Policy to the Vice President at the White House.

Nina has appeared on various news outlets including CNN, MSNBC's Morning Joe and PBS's NewsHour and her articles and opinions have been published in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Nina is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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Twitter & Instagram: @CharterAlliance and @NinaCharters


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