Charter schools frequently confront inadequate facility funding, few affordable and suitable buildings, inadequate facility expertise among charter founders, and gradual expansion of enrollment and grade levels that requires more or new space. Charter school facility incubators provide affordable, short-term space for new and growing charter schools. In a new report, Charter School Facility Incubators: A […]
Report illuminates how districts are implementing autonomous district schools to gain charter-like flexibilities and opportunities.
Report presents a framework for considering the issues that arise as charter enrollment grows in a city and how those issues affect students’ access to great schools.
Process guide and related database offer step-by-step guidance for designing or refining the restart process.
Report considers five examples of authorizer shopping and provides specific guidance to authorizers, policymakers, and advocates to address it.
Brief explores how and why authorizer hopping happens and offers recommendations to stop it.
Report details recommendations from North Carolina education leaders to improve charter authorizing practices and increase accountability.
Annual report includes a history of the Indiana Charter School Board and an overview of the Indiana charter landscape.
Report presents recommendations for facing the challenges of adequately assessing virtual schools.
Report makes recommendations for building a policy environment to increase the prevalence and impact of high-quality charter schools.
Brief deals with the unique challenges of authorizing blended charter schools.
Series of brief “policy guides” help state policymakers lay the groundwork for good authorizing.