Resources & Research

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Replicating Quality – Policy Recommendations to Support the Replication and Growth of High-Performing Charter Schools and Networks

This January 2014 report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers and the Charter School Growth Fund identifies a set of key policies and practices that could dramatically accelerate the replication and growth of high-performing charter schools and charter networks. 

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A State Policymaker's Guide to Alternative Authorizers of Charter Schools

This 2005 report, written by Bryan Hassel, Todd Ziebarth, and Lucy Steiner on behalf of the Education Commission of the States, describes several types of alternative authorizers. Pros, cons, and potential policy implications for each type of authorizer are discussed.