Starting a Charter School

A Cost Estimation Tool for Charter Schools Publication | 23 Feb, 2010

The National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance provides this tool to help start-up public charter school operators identify and estimate the range of...

The New York City Charter School Evaluation Project: How New York City’s Charter Schools Affect Student Achievement Publication | 23 Feb, 2010

This 2009 report investigates whether certain policies associated with charter schools have an impact on student achievement. Policies investigated include a longer school year...

February 2010 Newsletter: About the National Charter School Resource Center Publication | 1 Feb, 2010 About the National Charter School Resource Center

The U.S. Department of Education is committed to promoting effective practices,...

Study Assesses Impact of N.Y. Charter School on Achievement Gap Publication | 1 Nov, 2009

A U.S. Department of Education What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) quick review of a 2009 National Bureau of Economic Research study found that students admitted to Promise...

2009 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning? Publication | 1 Apr, 2010

Released in March 2010, the Brown Center Report includes an examination of conversion charter schools, drawing on two decades of data from California, the state with the most...

Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 2007 Publication | 2 Apr, 2010

This April 2010 report from the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) uses data from the National Household Education Survey (NHES) to...

Annual Survey of Charter Schools 2010 Publication | 5 Apr, 2010

This April 2010 report from the Center for Education Reform provides a comprehensive look at the charter school environment, including size and scope, student demographics,...

A Closer Look at Charter Schools and Segregation Publication | 1 May, 2010

Written by researchers at the University of Arkansas, this Summer 2010 EducationNext...

Out of the Debate and Into the Schools Publication | 1 May, 2010

Conducted by the American Institutes for Research for the Boston Foundation, this May 2010 report compares disadvantaged students who attend charter and traditional schools in...

Student Characteristics and Achievement in 22 KIPP Middle Schools Publication | 1 Jun, 2010

This June 2010 report prepared by Mathematica Policy Research for the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) charter school network found significant gains in math among KIPP middle...