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ERIC Number: ED544280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-
School Quality in the Cloud: Guidelines for Authorizing Virtual Charter Schools. Authorizing Matters. Issue Brief. Cyber Series
Lin, Margaret
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NJ1)
This Issue Brief, an update of "Authorizing Virtual Charter Schools: Rules of the Road on the Digital Highway" by Gregg Vanourek, is part of NACSA's Cyber series, which addresses issues in policy and practice that concern authorizing online schools and blended learning. It aims to improve authorizer understanding and oversight of online charter schools generally, with particular focus on strengthening authorizer practices in evaluating proposals for virtual charter schools.The brief aims to improve authorizer understanding and oversight of online charter schools generally, with particular focus on strengthening authorizer practices in evaluating proposals for virtual charter schools. Provided is guidance to authorizers in evaluating proposals for online charter schools--including identifying key application questions and review practices to evaluate virtual charter applicants' plans and capacities. The brief concludes with general recommendations for overseeing and evaluating online charter schools. A list of selected sources is included. (Contains 1 footnote and 9 endnotes.)
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: http://www.qualitycharters.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Charter School Authorizers
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Fourteenth Amendment; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)