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.

High Stakes: Findings from a National Study of Life-or-Death Decisions by Charter School Authorizers ReportsPublic Impact01 Feb, 2004 This report details key findings from a Public Impact study of 50 high-stakes decisions made by charter school authorizers and includes a database of more than 500 authorizer… Read More
A Turnaround Case Study: CMO's Centralized Leadership, Teacher Incentives Examined ReportsMass Insight Education and Research Institute01 May, 2009 A 2009 case study involving the Mastery Charter School Organization and Pickett Charter Middle School, Philadelphia, Pa., looks at one of a number of existing low-performing… Read More
Retrofitting Bureaucracy: Factors Influencing Charter Schools’ Access to Federal Entitlement Programs ReportsLauren Morando Rhim & Dana Brinson of Public Impact for The Center on Innovation & Improvement01 Jan, 2010 This 2010 research study from the Center on Innovation & Improvement focuses on how states have adapted existing regulations and procedures to ensure that their charter… Read More
School Restructuring Options Under No Child Left Behind: What Works When? Reopening as a Charter School ReportsCenter for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement23 Feb, 2010 Developed by the Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, this guide focuses on reopening existing schools as charters, experiences with charters as turnarounds,… Read More
Volunteers of America of Minnesota Charter School Sponsorship Program ReportsU.S. Department of Education23 Feb, 2010 A U.S. Department of Education profile of the first nonprofit in the nation to become a charter school authorizer, which focuses on developing education options that fill a… Read More