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.

Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities ReportsIdeas that Work09 Jan, 2004 The Tool Kit includes information about the Department’s investments, papers on large-scale assessment, technical assistance (TA) products, and resources. The section on large-… Read More
Charter Accountability For District-Run Schools: Using ESSA to Create Contract-Based Accountability for Urban Public Education ReportsAndy Smarick, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 13 Oct, 2016 The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), gives states the opportunity to rethink their K-12 accountability systems. Gone are No Child Left Behind’s (… Read More
A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter Public School Communities and Their Impact on Student Outcomes ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools 03 Nov, 2016 Charter school student enrollment has tripled to 2.9 million students over the past 11 years, according to the latest National Alliance report, A Growing Movement: America’s… Read More
National Best Practices: Teacher Recruitment and Pipelines ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Illinois Network of Charter Schools 21 Nov, 2016 This paper from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the Illinois Network of Charter Schools highlights seven core practices that are foundational to building a… Read More
Apples to Apples: Common School Performance Frameworks as a Tool for Choice and Accountability ReportsSarah Yatsko, Alice Opalka, Jessica Sutter, Laura Weeldreyer, David Stewart, Center for Reinventing Public Education20 Oct, 2016 Performance Frameworks have emerged as an key “best practice” in the charter sector.  People from various perspectives are working together in some cities to develop Common School… Read More
Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion: A Qualitative Study of Ten California Charter Schools ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Oct, 2016 This report highlights best practices and progress in special education in charter schools across California. Its research design and shows some very compelling evidence around… Read More
A New Model Law for Supporting High-Quality Charter Public Schools: Second Edition ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools05 Oct, 2016 A New Model Law for Supporting High-Quality Charter Public Schools: Second Edition calls on state policymakers to strengthen the laws governing charter schools. In this revised… Read More
7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround ReportsScott Sargrad, Samantha Batel, Karen Hawley Miles, and Karen Baroody; Center for American Progress13 Sep, 2016   To this end, in January 2016, the Center for American Progress and Education Resource Strategies, or ERS—a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving urban schools—brought… Read More
Enrollment and Achievement in Ohio's Virtual Charter Schools ReportsJune Ahn, Ph.D.; Thomas B. Fordham Institute02 Aug, 2016 This Fordham study, conducted by learning technology researcher June Ahn from NYU, dives into one of the most promising—and contentious—issues in education today: virtual schools… Read More
DC PCSB Best Practices and Resource Guide ReportsDC Public Charter School Board14 Mar, 2016 The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (PCSB) is one of the nation’s leading charter school authorizers. PCSB oversees 60 Washington, DC charter schools across 109… Read More