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ERIC Number: ED544276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Key Questions for Reviewing Virtual Charter School Proposals
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NJ1)
This document contains key questions to consider when evaluating virtual charter school proposals.The insert is designed to help authorizers evaluate school quality and capacity in light of the distinctive attributes of virtual schooling. These questions address major functional areas as well essential questions that authorizers should ask of applicants for any kind of charter school. The following areas are covered: (1) Governance; (2) Targeted Student Population; (3) Curriculum & Instructional Model; (4) Assessment and Data Management; Special Education; (5) Health and Physical Education; (6) Technology; (7) Leadership, Staffing, Teaching, and Professional Development; (8) Operations; (9) Finances; (10) Performance Record; and (11) Growth Plans & Capacities. (Contains 3 footnotes.) [This insert is to be used with "School Quality in the Cloud: Guidelines for Authorizing Virtual Charter Schools," by Margaret Lin. Authorizing Matters Issue Brief. Cyber Series. October 2011.]
National Association of Charter School Authorizers. 105 West Adams Street Suite 3500, Chicago, IL 60603. Tel: 312-376-2300; Fax: 312-376-2400; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Charter School Authorizers