Pennsylvania Charter Schools

186 Charter Schools
143,201 Students in Charter Schools
1997 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

Quality Authorizing for Online and Blended-Learning Charter Schools ReportsJohn Watson and Chris Rapp21 Apr, 2011 This April 2011 report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) highlights key challenges facing authorizers of online and blended-learning charter… Read more
Pennsylvania Department of Education: Charter School Procedures Pennsylvania Department of Education01 Jan, 2011 This website by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, provides essential information, documents, and links to resources for those interested in starting a charter school in… Read more
Case Study: Using Municipal Bonds to Finance Charter School Facilities ReportsNational Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance23 Mar, 2010 This National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance profile details partnerships undertaken by the Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School… Read more
Considering School Turnarounds: Market Research and Analysis ReportsMass Insight Education and Research Institute for NewSchools Venture Fund19 Mar, 2010 This 2007 NewSchools Venture Fund report provides a market analysis of the environment for school restructuring by charter management organizations in six target urban areas, as… 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
Evaluating the Performance of Philadelphia's Charter Schools ReportsRon Zimmer, Suzanne Blanc, Brian Gill, and Jolley Christman02 Mar, 2008 The March 2008 report highlights the findings from a longitudinal study of charter schools in Philadelphia. Overall, the researchers found few differences between charter schools… Read more
Engaging Students with Culture and Community: Learning from the Success of Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School The National Charter School Resource Center hosted a webinar May 23, 2012, which explored the innovative charter school model at Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS… Read more