Minnesota Charter Schools

162 Charter Schools
59,482 Students in Charter Schools
1991 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

Developing Training Programs for Charter School Governing Board Members: A Promising Practice Profile ReportsNational Resource Center on Charter School Finance & Governance06 Sep, 2011 Through examination of innovative practices in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Minnesota, this guide outlines essential elements in the development of a strong charter school governing… Read more
Successful Charter Schools Reports01 Jun, 2011 This 2004 report from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Innovation and Improvement discusses elements of effective charter schools and provides profiles of eight… Read more
Making Room for New Public Schools: How Innovative School Districts are Learning to Share Public Education Facilities with Charter Schools ReportsMaria C. Sazon, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools21 Apr, 2011 Through a combination of policy analysis and interviews with key stakeholders, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools produced this April 2011 report on charter schools… Read more
Minneapolis District-Charter Compact 15 Dec, 2010 Minneapolis was among nine cities across the country where leaders signed agreements to work on collaboration between charter and traditional schools as part of an initiative… Read more
Case Study: Teacher Cooperatives ReportsBeth Hawkins, EducationNext19 Mar, 2010   This EducationNext article by Beth Hawkins explores two teacher-led charter schools, the School for Urban Planning and Architecture in Milwaukee and New Country in Minnesota.
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
Minnesota Special Education Primer ToolkitsNational Association of State Directors of Special Education01 Jan, 2009   (Revised July 2012)   The Minnesota Special Education Primer contains four sections: Authorizer Primer, Director Primer, Glossary, and an appendix entitled "Federal/Minnesota… Read more
Exploring Success in the Charter Sector ReportsCenter on Reinventing Public Education22 Jul, 2008 This 2008 report presents findings from exploratory case studies of six charter schools identified due to their reported success educating children with disabilities. The case… Read more
Evaluation Report: Charter Schools in Minnesota ReportsOffice of the Legislative Auditor, State of Minnesota02 Jun, 2008 This evaluation, prepared by Minnesota's Office of the Legislative Auditor, examined student performance in charter schools in Minnesota and questions related to the oversight and… Read more