2011 State of Charter School Authorizing: Fourth Annual Report on NACSA's Authorizer Survey

Report Details

Author: National Association of Charter School Authorizers
Published: January 2012
Focus Areas: Authorizing

This 2011 survey report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) provides data and trends about the nation’s estimated 957 authorizing organizations. It includes analysis of closure rates and breakdowns of authorizers by type and size. It also includes NACSA’s Index of Essential Practices, which reflect the “emerging consensus on specific authorizing practices that are necessary in order to authorize high-quality charter schools.”