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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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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Charter School Facility Incubators: A case study of Washington, D.C.'s innovative approach to charter school facilities ReportsTim Field and Troy Smith01 Jul, 2019 This case study outlines how Washington, D.C.'s facilities "incubator" helps resolve charter facilities issues in the city.
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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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Better Together - Why charter school champions and parent advocates should partner to better support students with disabilities ReportsJulia Conrad Fisher & Daniela Doyle, Public Impact (founded by Walton)01 May, 2019 Research report including brief cases of parents and charter partnership to support special education.
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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
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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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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
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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