Resources & Research

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Improving Teacher Preparation: Building on Innovation

Providing all children in America with the opportunity for a world-class education is critical for their success and the success of our nation, and every child deserves a great teacher. Educators and states are working to drive needed improvements in teacher preparation, and by extension, the quality of teaching. Through new proposed regulations, the Department aims to build on and support these efforts for greater transparency, accountability, and program improvement. The Department reports on all the efforts underway to evaluate and enhance teacher preparation. 

 

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The Charter School Facility Landscape in New Jersey

This report details the status of charter school facilities in New Jersey.

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The Charter School Facility Landscape in Arkansas

This report details the status of charter school facilities in Arkansas.

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The Charter School Facility Landscape in South Carolina

This report details the status of charter school facilities in South Carolina.   

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The Charter School Facility Landscape in Rhode Island

This report details the status of charter school facilities in Rhode Island.  

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The Charter School Facility Landscape in Michigan

This report details the status of charter school facilities in Michigan.  

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The Charter School Facility Landscape in Massachusetts

This report details the status of charter school facilities in Massachusetts. 
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How Parents Experience Public School Choice

This report examines parents’ experiences with public school choice across eight “high-choice” cities: Baltimore, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

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On the Road to Better Accountability

This first-of-its-kind policy analysis describes, state by state, which state-level policies promote quality and accountability among charter schools and their authorizers. Fully implemented, NACSA’s recommended state policies offers parents and public officials the information they need to understand the quality of their community’s charter schools.

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A GROWING MOVEMENT: AMERICA’S LARGEST CHARTER SCHOOL COMMUNITIES

This report identifies communities with the highest enrollment share and largest number of students attending public charter schools, as well as communities where charter school enrollment growth is the strongest.