The 2017 rankings reflect new provisions regarding flexibility, accountability, and equity and the steps many states took in 2016 to strengthen their laws and foster a landscape of high-quality charter schools.
This brief ensures that state charter school leaders and operators have key facts about ESSA and proposed regulations that will affect the implementation of requirements that specifically apply to English learners.
In just the last decade, charter school enrollment has nearly tripled from 1.2 million students in 2006-07 to 3.1 million this year.
Amicus Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Support of the Petitioner in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District
The National Alliance and the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Petitioner in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District.
This paper highlights seven core practices that are foundational to building a high-quality teacher pipeline and the tactics behind them in an effort to help charter schools, and the organizations that support them, recruit and retain the best talent.
A Growing Movement report shows that the charter school movement continues to expand to meet that demand and that, more importantly, charter schools are delivering results for students across the country.
2016 State Legislative Session Highlights for Charter Public Schools summarizes this years state legislative activity across the country, organized into the following categories: no-law states, authorizing and accountability, funding and facilities, and other issues
Charter Accountability For District-Run Schools: Using ESSA to Create Contract-Based Accountability for Urban Public Education
This report explores how states can create a new approach to accountability for urban school districts that builds on the lessons learned in the charter school movement over the past quarter century.
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.
One of the greatest challenges to the health of the charter public school movement is access to adequate facilities in which to operate.