2015 has proved to be another active year for charter school legislation across the country with significant activity regarding potential enabling legislation in several of the states without charter public school laws.
In this report, the National Alliance collected public school enrollment data for the 2014-15 school year to identify communities across the country where the highest proportions of students were enrolled in charter public schools.
Tracking the special education dollars that support services for students with disabilities attending public schools is complicated; attempting to track the funds to autonomous public charter schools is even more so.
This state policy snapshot provides an overview of automatic closure policies in the 15 states that have such laws in 2015, which is an increase of four states since we last released this snapshot in 2014.
This report is a guidebook to help charter school leaders and the advocates, attorneys, and others who support them navigate the increasingly complicated legal landscape surrounding public charter school use of a facility owned or operated by a religious organization