NCSRC-Authored Reports

The National Charter School Resource Center produces in-depth reports on a breadth of topics that are important to the charter school sector. 

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Behind the Scenes: The Critical Support Roles that Charter Schools Program Credit Enhancement Recipients Play to Improve Charter School Facilities Access ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center18 Jan, 2019 Charter schools have always had difficulty finding affordable buildings. In response, charter school supporters have explored many policy and market approaches, ranging from… Read more
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Charter School Facilities Financing Sources: Exploring Quality Opportunity Zones and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Programs ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center26 Dec, 2018 Nationally, the demand for charter schools is high, yet access to affordable school facilities is a continued barrier to the growth of the charter sector. New charter organizers… Read more
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CE CSP Dashboard ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center20 Dec, 2018 This dashboard provides information on each Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program (CE) grantee that has received a Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant from the … Read more
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Impact of ESSA Provisions on Authorizing ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center11 Oct, 2018 Charter schools face high-stakes accountability. When charter schools fail to perform as expected, including as measured on state tests, authorizers are often expected to close… Read more
Accessing Federal Programs: A Guidebook for Charter School Operators and Developers ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center24 Sep, 2018 The U.S. Department of Education (ED) funds and administers education programs for a variety of purposes and recognizes and rewards excellence and improvement by students, schools… Read more
An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Colorado ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative19 Mar, 2018 In the spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League) and the National Alliance for Public Charter… Read more
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An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in New Hampshire ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative09 Mar, 2018 In the spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the New Hampshire Alliance for Public Charter… Read more