Accountability in Action: A Comprehensive Guide to Charter School Closure 2012

National Association of Charter School Authorizers
19 Aug, 2014

This 2012 updated 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 90-page guide has nine chapters: Why Good Authorizers Should Close Bad Schools; Using Performance Frameworks for Strong Accountability; Planning and Managing School Closure: Timing, Process, and Appeals; Preventing Mid-Year Closure; Reaching Closure Decisions: The Roles of Authorizing Boards and Staff; Supporting Students and Families through the Closure Transition; Navigating the Closure Process; Message Matters in Closure Decisions; and Using Default Closure Policies to Strengthen Accountability.