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Key Trends in Special Education in Charter Schools in 2015-2016: Secondary Analysis of the Civil Rights Data Collection
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today
Accountability for All: The Need for Real Charter School Authorizer Accountability in Michigan

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Charter School Facilities: Emerging Trends ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center23 Mar, 2020 This report covers national and regional trends impacting the current landscape of charter school facilities, and describes three ongoing trends: Trend 1: Geographic and… Read more
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Preparation for Replication: Case Study of AECI Case Study 20 Mar, 2020 Introduction More than 4,000 charter schools around the country operate as independent, “mom and pop” schools without the supports of charter management organizations (CMOs).1… Read more
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Key Trends in Special Education in Charter Schools in 2015-2016: Secondary Analysis of the Civil Rights Data Collection ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools14 Nov, 2019 Using data from the US Department of Education’s biennial Civil Rights Data Collection effort, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) identifies… Read more
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State Policy Snapshot: Facilities Funding for Public Charter Schools ReportsCharter School Facility Center at National Alliance for Public Charter Schools22 Jun, 2019 Charter school leaders struggle to find suitable and affordable facilities to house their growing student populations.  This report by the National Alliance for Public Charter… Read more
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today ReportsBellwether Education Partners22 Jan, 2019 Bellwether Education Partners (Bellwether) summarizes policies and trends and the current status of charter schools in the United States in this January 2019 presentation. The… Read more
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Behind the Scenes: The Critical Support Roles that Charter Schools Program Credit Enhancement Recipients Play to Improve Charter School Facilities Access ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center18 Jan, 2019 Charter schools have always had difficulty finding affordable buildings. In response, charter school supporters have explored many policy and market approaches, ranging from… Read more
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Charter School Facilities Financing Sources: Exploring Quality Opportunity Zones and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Programs ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center26 Dec, 2018 Nationally, the demand for charter schools is high, yet access to affordable school facilities is a continued barrier to the growth of the charter sector. New charter organizers… Read more
2018 Illinois Charter Schools Conference Event 15 Nov, 2018 Join educators, administrators, community members, and public school advocates on November 15 for the Illinois Network of Charter Schools’ 7th annual Illinois Charter Schools… Read more
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Impact of ESSA Provisions on Authorizing ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center11 Oct, 2018 Charter schools face high-stakes accountability. When charter schools fail to perform as expected, including as measured on state tests, authorizers are often expected to close… Read more
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National Alliance of Public Charter Schools Kansas Charter Law Score Publication National Alliance of Public Charter Schools26 Sep, 2018 Each year, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (the Alliance) ranks states based on how well their charter school laws align to a set of standards that the Alliance… Read more