Reports

The National Charter School Resource Center produces in-depth reports on a breadth of topics that are important to the charter school sector. Additionally, the NCSRC also gathers informative reports from supporting education organizations.

Quality Practice Project: Leadership, Commitment, Judgment: Elements of Successful Charter School Authorizing ReportsNational Association of Charter School Authorizers01 Jun, 2018 Great authorizers—those with strong portfolios of charter schools—are moving the needle for their communities. But what exactly do these authorizers do differently to achieve… Read more
Strengthening Federal Investment in Charter School Facilities 2018 ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools29 Mar, 2018 This paper examines what can be done at the federal level to provide additional resources to charter schools to access school buildings, and to create incentives for states to… Read more
An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Colorado ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative19 Mar, 2018 In the spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League) and the National Alliance for Public Charter… Read more
An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in New Hampshire ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative09 Mar, 2018 In the spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the New Hampshire Alliance for Public Charter… Read more
Virtual Charter School Accountability: What We Can Do Now ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center07 Mar, 2018 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), in collaboration with the National Association for Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), has developed a tool for authorizers… Read more
How Personalized Learning Models Can Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities: Thrive Public Schools Case Study ReportsCenter for Reinventing Public Education01 Mar, 2018 CRPE contracted with the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) to conduct case studies on school models and practices that effectively serve students… Read more
Leadership, Commitment, Judgment: Elements of Successful Charter School Authorizing ReportsNational Association of Charter Schools Authorizers27 Feb, 2018 Great authorizers implement foundational best practices that NACSA has promoted for years. But to achieve outstanding outcomes, more is needed. When compared to others nationally… Read more
Key Trends in Special Education in Charter Schools: A Secondary Analysis of the Civil Rights Data Collection ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools01 Feb, 2018 This report builds off the 2015 NCSECS analysis of the 2011–2012 Civil Rights Data Collection and represents a key element of their effort to establish and communicate the facts… Read more
The Slowdown in Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions ReportsRobin Lake, Trey Cobb, Roohi Sharma, Alice Opalka29 Jan, 2018 This report shows the rate of new charter school growth has slowed significantly in recent years. The 2016-2017 school year marked the first time in at least 10 years when more… Read more