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.

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A Synthesis of Research on Charter School Facilities Reports06 Oct, 2020 “A Synthesis of Research on Charter School Facilities” examines the current state of charter school access to facilities, including facility acquisition and ownership, and… Read More
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools Part 1: The Role and Perspective of Charter School Authorizers Reports21 Sep, 2020 "Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools" labels and categorizes the indicators of distress that authorizers encounter as a school’s quality begins to decline. This … Read More
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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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Four Domains for Significant and Sustainable Charter School Improvement: A Systems Framework for the Charter Context ReportsAimee Evan, Steve Canavero (WestEd)04 Feb, 2020 WestEd’s Four Domains for Significant and Sustainable Charter School Improvement builds on their Four Domains Framework for Rapid School Improvement, which has been used in more… 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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Charting the Course to Equity: K-12 Leaders of Color and Student Success ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Nov, 2019 This study by the California Charter Schools Association considers the potential positive impacts of racially diverse leadership in California, specifically exploring how public K… Read More
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Measuring Quality: A Resource Guide for Authorizers and Alternative Schools ReportsNational Charter School Institute01 Oct, 2019 The National Charter School Institute's A-GAME project and National Authorizer Leadership Team members are focused on "getting accountability right" for alternative education… 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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An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Oklahoma ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative30 Jan, 2019 In the spring of 2018, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center (OPSRC… Read More
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An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Louisiana ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative30 Jan, 2019 In the spring of 2018, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the Louisiana Association of Public Charter… Read More