The National Alliance research team analyzes a new report from the U.S. Department of Education examining school choice in the United States and where charter schools stand.
Adam Gerstenfeld is the former manager of data and research at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Blog posts by Adam Gerstenfeld
In 2017-18, nearly 3.2 million students attended a charter school, but an estimated 5 million more would attend charter schools if they had the option. When charter schools have more students who want to attend than they have seats available, they use a lottery system to determine their enrollment.
A new publication released by Temple University analyzes the spillover effects of public charter schools in New York City neighborhoods.