Charter School Facilities: Emerging Trends

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This report covers national and regional trends impacting the current landscape of charter school facilities, and describes three ongoing trends:

  • Trend 1: Geographic and population changes will continue to impact the charter school sector and facilities landscape.
  • Trend 2: Charter schools are likely to benefit from a more mature facilities finance market.
  • Trend 3: Changing academic strategies, including community partnerships and 21st century career preparation, will likely create the need for more innovative facilities models.