The Status of Charter Schools in Texas

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 together, the performance of each group is clouded. To bring clarity to the issues, CHILDREN AT RISK presents a report on the status of charter schools in Texas. This report highlights the charter schools that should be expanded and the charter schools that should be considered for closure, as well as details trends in charter performance.