Authorizing

Supporting Charter School Excellence Through Quality Authorizing Publication | 23 Feb, 2010

This U.S. Department of Education-funded report identifies common practices among high-quality authorizing offices, identifies policy considerations, and profiles selected...

The State of Charter School Authorizing 2008 Publication | 1 Jul, 2009

This 2008 report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers includes a comprehensive list of charter school authorizers nationwide and examines the core...

Volunteers of America of Minnesota Charter School Sponsorship Program Publication | 23 Feb, 2010

A U.S. Department of Education profile of the first nonprofit in the nation to become a charter school authorizer, which focuses on developing education options that fill a...

Building a Foundation for Success: How Authorizers Can Help Schools with the Facilities Challenge Publication | 23 Feb, 2010

This National Association of Charter School Authorizers briefing outlines ways in which authorizers can support charter lending by reducing perceived risk in the authorizing...

18th Annual California Charter Schools Conference Event | 7 Mar, 2011 to 9 Mar, 2011

Presented by the California Charter Schools Association, at the...

Starting Fresh in Low-Performing Schools: A New Option for District Leaders Publication | 19 Mar, 2010

An overview of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers’ guidelines on effective strategies to turn around chronically low-performing schools.

A Toolkit for Working with Education Service Providers Publication | 24 Mar, 2010

Developed by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers, this toolkit includes materials developed and used by charter authorizers to help charter schools work with...

Holding Charter Authorizers Accountable: Why It Is Important and How It Might Be Done Publication | 24 Mar, 2010

Developed by the Center on Reinventing Public Education's National Charter School Research Project, this 2006 white paper examines the causes and consequences of poor...

Steadying the Three-Legged Stool: Authorizers, Charter Schools, and Education Service Providers Publication | 26 Mar, 2010

This issue brief from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers examines the accountability and oversight relationship of authorizers overseeing charter schools...

High Stakes: Findings from a National Study of Life-or-Death Decisions by Charter School Authorizers Publication | 1 Feb, 2004

This report details key findings from a Public Impact study of 50 high-stakes decisions made by charter school authorizers and includes a database of more than 500 authorizer...