In this revised version of the National Alliance's model charter school law, the policies outlined would increase the focus of state-level charter school laws on creating high-quality charter schools while holding underperforming schools and authorizers accountable.
This report compares state laws over time based on 20 essential components focused on creating and supporting high-quality charter schools.
The compilation of research featured in the report shows how the over 12 million Hispanic children in American public schools are faring.
This document, Facilities Funding for Charter Public Schools, provides a snapshot of the 30 jurisdictions that have authorized one or more of these options.
One of the greatest challenges to the health of the charter public school movement is access to adequate facilities in which to operate.
Currently, more than 180,000 students attend 135 full-time virtual charter schools in 23 states and the District of Columbia.
As we look to the future and celebrate our movements 25th anniversary, in 2016 we remain committed to ensuring that our work is rooted in promoting quality, equity, and innovation.
This paper provides examples that highlight the diversity of approaches to backfilling, explores the arguments made on both sides of the backfilling issue, and offers options for future work on this issue for states and organizations to consider.
Now more than ever, parents across the nation want to be able to choose the best public school for their child, and the results from this survey reinforce the demand for more high-quality charter schools.
How to Recruit High-Performing Charter Management Organizations to a New Region: Results from the 2015 CMO Survey
This report is designed to help policymakers and community leaders around the country understand CMO preferences for expansion.
This report measures movement growth, innovation, and quality, while this year doubling the number of quality measures we looked at in our first edition.
A Closer Look at the Charter School Movement: Schools, Students, and Management Organizations, 2015-2016
Enrollment in charter public schools has grown by 250,000 students in the 2015-16 school year, and more than 400 new charter public schools have opened their doors.