The National Alliance accomplished a great deal for the movement in 2018, including securing a record $440 million in funding for the federal Charter Schools Program, helping Mississippi and Alabama launch new high-quality charter schools, and winning precedent-setting legal battles in Washington
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.
This report provides an overview of how unified enrollment systems have been designed and implemented in six cities with a review of the available outcome-related research.
The National Alliance is proud of what we accomplished on behalf of students in 2017, and we hope you are invigorated to help us reach even greater milestones in 2018 and the years to come.
This paper examines what can be done at the federal level to provide additional resources to charter schools to access school buildings, and to create incentives for states to address inequities in the allocation and funding of buildings.
Each year, we rank states on how their charter school laws align to our model law.
Over the past 12 years, public charter school enrollment has tripled in response to the growing demands for high-quality public school options.
Read our 2017 State Legislative Highlights for a full of this historic year for public charter school policy across the country.
The National Alliance is honored to help lead this movement into the next quarter century and we thank you for supporting our work and the charter school movement.
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.