BROWSE STATES

Texas Charter Schools

761 Charter Schools
315,200 Students in Charter Schools
1995 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

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Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws, 2016 ReportsNational Alliance For Public Charter Schools20 Jan, 2016 2015 has proved to be another active year for charter public school legislation across the country. For starters, we saw significant activity regarding potential enabling… Read more
Differing Effects from Diverse Charter Schools: Uneven Student Selection and Achievement Growth in Los Angeles ReportsUniversity of California, Berkeley14 Dec, 2015 The Los Angeles Unified School District hosts more charter schools than any system in the nation. After tracking more than 66,000 sampled students over a four-year period, these… Read more
On the Road to Better Accessibility, Autonomy, and Accountability: State Policy Analysis 2015 ReportsNational Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA)08 Dec, 2015 Across America, there is much debate about charter schools. Some of that debate is about the existence of charter schools and whether there should be more or fewer of them. More… Read more
District-Charter Collaboration: Aldine ISD & YES Prep 19 Oct, 2015 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a large and expanding district-charter collaboration and documented findings in five videos. Aldine… Read more
The Policy Framework for Online Charter Schools Reports Center on Reinventing Public Education01 Oct, 2015 The National Study of Online Charter Schools offers a rigorous analysis of the operations of online charter schools, their policy environments, and their impacts on student… Read more
Charter School Performance in Texas ReportsCredo22 Jul, 2015 This report provides an in-depth examination of the results for charter schools in Texas. It is also an update to CREDO’s first analysis, also on the NCSRC. This report has two… Read more
The Status of Charter Schools in Texas ReportsChildren At Risk27 Apr, 2015 Children languish in poor-performing charter schools, while the outstanding charters have waiting lists into the hundreds if not thousands. When all charters schools are analyzed… Read more
How to Start a Charter School in Texas ToolkitsTexas Charter School Association18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Texas, click "view resource" above.