The purpose of this report is to sync ratings from the multiple rankings reports to reflect changes in policy, not changes to our scoring rubrics and clarifications about existing policies.
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
The report provides case studies of three charter management organizations (CMOs) that have successfully restarted low-achieving public schools.
This comprehensive study points to state policies that create restrictions for collaboration between charter schools and pre-K, and also offers policy recommendations at the federal and state levels to improve the climate for high-quality charter schools to offer pre-K.
This paper is intended to offer a state-by-state analysis of whether weighted lotteries are permitted or may be permitted under current guidance from the Department of Education.
This is the untold story of New Orleans education reform and it is a story that holds lessons for cities across the country, particularly those cities seeking recovery district-type reform.
The current education system in America is not preparing all students for the future demands of college, career, and the global economy. This is a challenge facing all communities as student needs become more complex and achievement gaps persist.
This document provides a snapshot of the 29 states that have authorized an option to help fund public charter school facilities.
2014 was another outstanding year for the National Alliance and for the public charter school movement.
This brief offers recommendations to strengthen state policies on authorizer accountability, augmenting the ideas already advanced by the National Alliances model law and NACSA policy guidance
In these ten urban school districts that have large wait lists for charter schools, nearly all of their district school systems perform well below their states average, and most have charter schools that are achieving positive academic outcomes.
This paper looks at the formulas used to allocate Title I funds to charter schools that are treated under state law as separate LEAs.