We’ve been spending a lot of time asking some important questions about how to keep providing high quality education opportunities: What role does innovation play? How should we measure school quality?
But it’s also important to stop and ask who is doing the work of authorizing.
TYPES OF AUTHORIZERS
LEA: Local Education Agency
SEA: State Education Agency
ICB: Independent Chartering Board
HEI: Higher Education Institution
NFP: Nonprofit Organization
NEG: Non-Educational Government Entity
NUMBER OF AUTHORIZERS
AVERAGE NUMBER OF SCHOOLS PER AUTHORIZER
PROPORTION OF SCHOOLS BY AUTHORIZER TYPE
After several decades of charter schooling and authorizing, authorizing continues to
grow, mature, &