Archives: Policy & Research

Beyond the Fringe

Charter schools began on the fringe of the public school landscape. As enrollment grows and charters serve more and more students in many cities, the ways students and families navigate all public schools is also changing.

Authorizing Data in Depth: Special Education

NACSA’s 2015 survey asked authorizers if they use certain special education oversight and accountability practices, either currently, or at least once over the last two years.

Federal Policy 103: Alphabet Soup

Authorizers are the primary body responsible for charter school oversight, but many federal entities—via their role in federal policy development, implementation, and/or oversight—can also play a role in charter school oversight.  As … Read More