Resources & Research

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Public Accountability for Charter Schools

A new report on charter schools from Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform (AISR) recommends changes to state charter legislation and charter authorizer standards that would reduce student inequities and achieve complete transparency and accountability to the communities served.  

Find the full report here.

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This scorecard is the 2014 annual ranking of charter school law by The Center for Education Reform, which serves as an easy visual to break down the the relative ranking of legislation across different areas related to charter schools for all states with such laws.  

See the full scorecard here.

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Creating and Sustaining High-Quality Charter School Governing Boards

This guide examines the laws, policies, and programs that states are using to create and sustain high-quality public charter school governing boards. The authors provide policy options related to two crucial aspects of governing boards: board composition and recruitment and board training.