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.

Better Together: Ensuring Quality District Schools in Times of Charter Growth and Declining Enrollment ReportsRobin Lake01 Sep, 2017 CPRE’s report finds that most major school districts have not taken advantage of crucial opportunities to reduce costs as their enrollment has decreased. School districts must… Read More
Lights Off: Practice and Impact of Closing Low-Performing Schools Reports24 Aug, 2017 For decades, communities across the country have grappled with the problem of public K-12 schools that do not deliver high-quality education to the students they serve. After more… Read More
Charter School Performance in Texas Reports02 Aug, 2017 This report finds that on average, students in Texas public charter schools experience stronger growth annually in reading and math. It provides views of Texas charter school… Read More
Assessing and Improving Special Education: A Program Review Tool for Schools and Districts Engaged in Rapid School Improvement Reports22 Jun, 2017 Anecdotal reports from those who have worked extensively in efforts to turn around persistently low-performing schools, and at least one state study of such schools,* suggest that… Read More
Los Angeles Charter Groups Give Students Two Months’ More Math Learning Than Other LA Public Schools, Analysis of New CREDO Data Finds ReportsEsmeralda Fabián Romero19 Jun, 2017 An average of 40 additional days of learning in math and 24 days of learning in reading are being gained in Los Angeles' 14 larger charter school networks, according to an… Read More
Washington Charter Public Schools Fact Sheet ReportsWashington State Charter Schools Association01 Jun, 2017 Today, there are nearly 3 million students nationwide attending charter public schools. By 2020, that number is expected to reach over four million students. To learn more about… Read More
Utah Charter Schools: Best Practices Study ReportsUtah State Charter School Board & RMC Research01 May, 2017 This report provides case studies of three Utah schools based on site visits that included interviews with school leaders and Board members, focus groups with teachers, students,… Read More
Portrait of the Movement ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Apr, 2017 CCSA’s fifth Portrait of the Movement report reveals California’s charter public schools are successfully striving towards full implementation of Common Core, and continue to… Read More
English Learners and ESSA: Implications for States and Charter Schools ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools09 Mar, 2017 The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) maintains key provisions from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) but also makes significant changes. The National Alliance and the National Council… Read More
Operating a Charter School in Clark County: Frequently Asked Questions ReportsOpportunity 18001 Mar, 2017 This document is intended to address the nuts and bolts of charter school authorization and operation in Clark County, Nevada.