Accountability in Action: A Comprehensive Guide to Charter School Closure

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National Association of Charter School Authorizers
17 May, 2011

This 2010 charter school closure guide from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers provides detailed information about procedures, case studies, a sample closure plan and checklist, and sample letters to various constituencies. The 80-page guide has six chapters: Why Good Authorizers Should Close Bad Schools; The Evidence Base Needed for School Closure; Closure: Timing, Process and Appeals; Authorizing Boards and Executives; Supporting Students and Families; and Message Matters in Closure Decisions.