Charter Schools in Alabama: Challenges & Solutions

John Hill, Ph.D Senior Research Analyst, Alabama Policy Institute
12 Apr, 2015

Acknowledging the challenges of establishing charter schools, this paper by Alabama Policy Institute offers solutions to the most common concerns about allowing these schools in Alabama. Specifically, this report addresses the nature and purpose of charter schools; and the basic issues of school funding, facilities choices, student selection, and transportation that must be addressed in order for charter schools to succeed.