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
Over the past ten years, enrollment in charter schools has increased by nearly 2 million students—and the number of school districts with a significant charter school presence continues to grow, too.
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 brief provides the latest data available from our database of public charter schools serving Native youth based on geographic location and population.
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.
Measuring Up: The National Alliance Releases 9th Annual Rankings of State Public Charter School Laws
The National Alliance released its annual state-by-state ranking of public charter school laws, Measuring Up to the Model.
Each year, we rank states on how their charter school laws align to our model law.
Annual Enrollment Share Report Finds Charter School Enrollment Has Tripled Since Report First Issued
Since our annual enrollment report's first release in 2006, national charter school enrollment has tripled.
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.