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.
In light of National School Choice Week 2019, Kat Sullivan looks back on the past ten years since the National Alliance released its original model charter school law to fully appreciate the role charter schools have played in strengthening the public education system.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools annual state-by-state ranking of public charter school laws ranked Colorado second, for the second year in a row.
Todd Ziebarth, the author of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws, shares key findings and takeaways from the 2019 report.
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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Annual Report Ranks Indiana Best in the Nation for the Fourth Year in a Row
For the Second Year in a Row, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Annual Report Ranks Washington 3rd in the Nation
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.
The tenth edition of the Rankings Report evaluates how well each state aligns its law to the model public charter school law developed by the National Alliance to help states create legislation that supports the growth of high-quality charter schools.