This certainly is a momentous year for the charter sector. Two million students enrolled (200K new students)! 500 new schools! Twenty years since the first charter school opened! Oh my!
Do you find yourself lying awake at night wondering about specific indicators of charter school growth? No? Well lucky for you, we do.
Providing high quality educational options so that every child has an opportunity to learn is a core mission for the public charter school sector. In cities like Detroit, the need for quality educational options is urgent.
There has been a fair amount written about the recently released NAEP results for 4th and 8th graders in math and reading, and most of the discussion has focused on the minimal overall
The good news to come out of the new study of Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) is that there is strong evidence that high quality public charter schools can be taken to scale.
NAPCS supports the work by the California Charter Schools Association, and others in the field, to advance the accountability of the public charter school sector.