Authorizer Showcases

Smart, proactive authorizing can transform public education. Explore our interactive showcases that highlight how authorizers around the country are growing more great schools.



Authorizers exist to grow more great charter schools, but can encounter barriers to growth along the way. Learn how authorizers are tackling these issues, from funding and facilities to talent and lack of institutional commitment.


If a charter school, despite the best intentions and well-laid plans, is failing children and communities, it can be and should be closed. Learn how authorizers are ensuring closure is done in a thoughtful process that focuses on what’s best for children.