New Charter Schools Need Vetting. But the Process Shouldn’t Shut Good Ones Out

New Charter Schools Need Vetting. But the Process Shouldn’t Shut Good Ones Out

Over the last year, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers and our partners engaged nearly 150 school leaders, authorizers, organizations, prospective school founders and advocates — through interviews, focus groups, data analysis, literature reviews and field visits — to develop recommendations on how the new school application process should evolve, both by building on strengths of authorizing practice cultivated over two decades and transforming weaknesses.

Learn more about the findings from NACSA’s President & CEO, M. Karega Rausch and Vice President of Authorizer Learning & Development, David Greenberg, in this article published by The74.


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