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The charter sector has grown dramatically since its beginnings in…
Reports | 06 May, 2015

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The New Frontier Report ReportsPublic Impact23 Dec, 2016 Opportunity 180, in partnership with Public Impact, published The New Frontier to provide their community with insights about the key role public charter schools can play in working… Read more
270 Strategies Analysis for Opportunity 180: Clark County Parent Survey ReportsOpportunity 18001 Dec, 2016 270 Strategies partnered with Opportunity 180 and the Department of Education to survey Clark County parents with school-age children to better understand thoughts and opinions about our… Read more
A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter Public School Communities and Their Impact on Student Outcomes ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools 03 Nov, 2016 Charter school student enrollment has tripled to 2.9 million students over the past 11 years, according to the latest National Alliance report, A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter… Read more
Charter Accountability For District-Run Schools: Using ESSA to Create Contract-Based Accountability for Urban Public Education ReportsAndy Smarick, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 13 Oct, 2016 The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), gives states the opportunity to rethink their K-12 accountability systems. Gone are No Child Left Behind’s (NCLB) tight… Read more
Hispanic Parents Speak Out: Reflections from a series of focus groups with Hispanic parents in Idaho conducted for Bluum ReportsBluum01 Sep, 2016 Hispanic students are among Idaho’s fastest growing demographic groups, making up 17.7% of enrolled public K-12 students today. Even more, enrollment of Hispanic school-age children is… Read more
Enrollment and Achievement in Ohio's Virtual Charter Schools ReportsJune Ahn, Ph.D.; Thomas B. Fordham Institute02 Aug, 2016 This Fordham study, conducted by learning technology researcher June Ahn from NYU, dives into one of the most promising—and contentious—issues in education today: virtual schools. What type… Read more
Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016 ReportsInstitute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics01 Aug, 2016 Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that… Read more
What's the Secret Ingredient? Searching for Policies and Practices that Make Charter Schools Successful ReportsPhilip M. Gleason, Mathematica Policy Research22 Jul, 2016 The charter school sector in the United States has grown steadily since the first charter school opened in 1992. As of the 2015–2016 school year, more than 6,800 charter schools served… Read more
A Call to Action to Improve the Quality of Full-Time Virtual Charter Public Schools ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools16 Jun, 2016 Currently, more than 180,000 students attend 135 full-time virtual charter schools in 23 states and the District of Columbia. While some students do well in a full-time virtual charter… Read more
Exploring Quality Programs for English Language Learners in Charter Schools: A Framework to Guide Future Research ReportsPeggie Garcia,P. Zitlali Morales, The University of Illinois at Chicago09 May, 2016 Although there has been a great deal of debate about the effectiveness of charter schools in the research literature, there has been surprisingly little attention paid to English language… Read more