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Renewing the Compact

Renewing the Compact: A Statement by the Task Force on Charter School Quality and Accountability

A growing body of research shows that the performance of most charter schools is strong and improving over time with some achieving spectacular results. Yet in looking forward and considering how…

State of the Charter Movement

The Alliance released a data-rich report that provides timely, valuable information on key elements of the charter movement: growth, academic achievement, accountability, public opinion, and…
Studying Achievement in Charter Schools

Studying Achievement in Charter Schools: What Do We Know?

More and more data has become available over time about how well individual charter schools are doing. This report by Bryan Hassel summarizes and provides commentary on 38 comparative analyses of…
Are States Making the Grade?

Charter School Authorizing: Are States Making the Grade?

This report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute is the first significant study of the organizations that authorize charter schools. The report examines 23 states and the District of Columbia to…