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.
This issue brief looks at the 27 states that have enacted policies that try to provide charter schools with better access to district facilities
According to a new report released by the National Alliance, more than 500 new public charter schools opened in the 2014-15 school year, and an estimated 348,000 additional students are attending public charter schools when compared with the previous school year.
Equity at Scale: How Public Charter School Networks Can Innovate and Improve Services for Students with Disabilities
As public charter schools have grown and expanded their impact across the nation, networks of public charter schools have emerged. These organizations have school models that can be consistently replicated at multiple locations.
While legislative changes for public charter school funding and accountability in 2014 improved the ranking of several state laws in the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' sixth annual rankings report, our study shows the need for additional policy improvements across the nation, espec
A Growing Movement: Americas Largest Charter School Communities, identifies communities with the highest enrollment share and largest number of students attending public charter schools, as well as communities where charter school enrollment growth is the strongest.
On Top of the World: Public Charter Schools and International Benchmarking, 2013-2014, looks at the performance of students at four public charter schools on the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Developments (OECD) Test for Schools.