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.

Shackled Education Pioneers: Idaho’s Public Charter Schools at 20 ReportsTerry Ryan and Julie Hahn, Bluum16 Jan, 2018 As Idaho marks 20 years since the first charter schools opened in the Gem State in 1998 it is worth looking back at how the public charter movement started here. That’s the… Read More
Collision Course: Embracing Politics to Succeed in District-Charter Collaboration ReportsAshley Jochim, Sarah Yatski, Alice Opalka11 Jan, 2018 Many who attempt district-charter collaboration point to “politics” as a constraint that affects their work, but little is understood about why some collaborations enjoy broad… Read More
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An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Delaware ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative05 Jan, 2018 In the spring of 2016, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the Delaware Charter Schools Network (DCSN), and… Read More
Quality By Design: Bluum 2017 Annual Report ReportsBluum01 Jan, 2018 This annual report provides public accountability for the work Bluum is doing, documents the lessons learned, and highlights and shares some of the issues and concerns that it, in… Read More
Shining a Spotlight on Promising Practices for Students with Disabilities in the Charter Sector ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools01 Jan, 2018 The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools identified four charter schools from across the country as “Centers of Excellence” to showcase and share examples of… Read More
Utah Charter Schools 2018 Annual Report ReportsUtah State Charter School Board01 Jan, 2018 Utah charter schools are continuing to increase their prominence in the state. With 135 charter schools and over 75,000 enrolled students, charter schools have shown consistent… Read More
Washington State Board of Education Annual Report on Charter Schools: 2016-17 ReportsWashington State Board of Education01 Dec, 2017 This annual report by the Washington State Board of Education provides an overview of charter school performance in the state, along with key policy recommendations.
Financial Responsibility, Governance, and Student Outcomes of Virtual Charter Schools ReportsNew Mexico Legislative Finance Committee01 Dec, 2017 This evaluation report reviews student academic achievement and growth, funding and expenditures, and authorization and governance of New Mexico virtual schools.
Opening the Schoolhouse Door: Helping Charter Schools Access Space in District-Owned Facilities ReportsRobin Lake01 Dec, 2017 Charter schools are an important part of a city’s improvement strategies, yet the growth of high-quality charters is often constrained. When promising charter schools don’t have… Read More
CSI Annual Review of Schools Reports (2017) ReportsColorado Charter School Institute01 Dec, 2017 The CSI Annual Review of Schools (CARS) is the system used to annually evaluate and accredit its schools based on Academic, Financial, and Organizational Performance Frameworks.