No exact definition of what constitutes a “school” exists. This lack of standardization can be problematic when accounting for schools in data systems and maintaining consistent data across time because federal and state educational agencies use different definitions for schools.
This white paper focuses on charter school campuses and explains why these records are found in datasets from the National Alliance as well as when it might be more helpful to exclude these records from analyses.
More than 1 in 5 charter school students are in an area with low access to the internet.
Charter schools are finding innovative solutions to state teacher pension plan concerns that could be applied to the broader teacher labor market.
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.
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
This report compares state laws over time based on 20 essential components focused on creating and supporting high-quality charter schools.
2015 has proved to be another successful year for public charter school legislation across the country.
The purpose of this report is to sync ratings from the multiple rankings reports to reflect changes in policy, not changes to our scoring rubrics and clarifications about existing policies.
This paper looks at the formulas used to allocate Title I funds to charter schools that are treated under state law as separate LEAs.