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A Researcher's View of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws

Understanding the policy contexts in which charter schools operate can provide valuable insights into the mechanisms that support or hinder charter school success. Nathan Barrett, senior director of research and evaluation at the National Alliance, gives a researcher's view on the tenth annual ranking of state public charter school laws.

New State Charter School Law Rankings Reveal Improvements and Opportunities for Growth

The National Alliance released its annual ranking of state charter school laws in Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws, Tenth Edition. Over the past decade, this report has evaluated how well each state aligns its charter school law to a “gold standard” model law.