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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) are nonprofit entities that manage at least two charter schools. They play an important role in increasing the number of high-quality charter public schools by enabling the replication and expansion of models that work, creating economies of scale, encouraging collaboration, and building support structures…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Nonprofit Organizations, School Effectiveness, High Achievement
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
Currently, more than 180,000 students attend 135 full-time virtual charter schools in 23 states and the District of Columbia. While some students do well in a full-time virtual charter school environment, too many of these schools are not providing a quality educational program to the vast majority of their students, while enrolling too many who…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Distance Education, Educational Quality
Ziebarth, Todd – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
This seventh edition of "Measuring up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws" presents the latest activity in charter public school legislation across the country. Some highlights include: (1) significant activity regarding potential enabling legislation in several of the states without charter public school laws, (2)…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Law, Educational Legislation, State Legislation
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
Enrollment in charter public schools has grown by 250,000 students in the 2015-16 school year, and more than 400 new charter public schools have opened their doors, according to, "A Closer Look at the Charter School Movement: Schools, Students, and Management Organizations, 2015-16." The report also estimates that the total number of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Administration, Statistical Distributions
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
This 2015 annual report shares many of the accomplishments achieved by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools in 2015 including the celebration of their 10th anniversary. Among other achievements, the report highlights: (1) At the end of 2015 Congress and the President agreed to an $80 million increase in support for the federal Charter…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Annual Reports, Educational Finance
Ziebarth, Todd; Bierlein Palmer, Louann – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2016
In October 2014, the first edition of "The Health of the Public Charter School Movement: A State-by-State Analysis" was released. Both encouraging words and constructive criticism for how to improve the report going forward were received. This second edition builds on the solid foundation of the inaugural version, while making…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Geographic Location, Public Schools, Criteria
Simnick, Russ – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2015
One of the greatest challenges to the health of the public charter school movement is access to adequate facilities in which the schools operate. Public charter school facilities are rarely funded on par with school district facilities. Over the years, more states have come to realize that they have an obligation to ensure that all public school…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Educational Facilities, School Districts
Corbett, Julie – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2015
Persistently low-achieving public schools around the country have received $5.8 billion from the federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) program, in addition to districts and state funds, and other supplementary federal funds. Despite all of these sources of funding, most of the schools receiving them have failed to make a dramatic difference in…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, School District Autonomy, School Turnaround
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2015
During the 2014-15 school year, almost 500 new public charter schools opened. An estimated 348,000 additional students were attending public charter schools in the 2014-15 school year compared with the previous school year. With the addition of new charter schools and students, there are now more than 6,700 public charter schools enrolling about…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Geographic Location, Enrollment Trends
O'Neill, Paul T.; Rhim, Lauren Morando – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2015
When public charter schools first opened in the early 1990s, each was unique and independent. But as successful public charter schools continued to grow and expand their impact beyond a single site, and as organizations developed school designs that could be implemented at multiple locations, networks of public charter schools emerged. The public…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Special Education, Equal Education, Disabilities
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2013
This report details the status of charter school facilities in the state of Arkansas. In the Spring of 2013, the Arkansas Public School Resource Center, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools worked to collect evidence that would accurately portray both the degree to which Arkansas open…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Open Enrollment, Educational Facilities
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2013
In spring of 2012, the Michigan Association of Public School Academies, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools worked to collect evidence that would accurately portray both the adequacy of charter school facilities and the average amount of operating funds spent on facilities. Collectively, the…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Educational Facilities, Geographic Location
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2013
In winter of 2013, the Rhode Island League of Charter Schools, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools worked to collect evidence that would accurately portray both the adequacy of charter school facilities and the average amount of operating funds spent by charter schools on facilities.…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Educational Facilities, Geographic Location
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2013
In spring of 2012, the New Jersey Charter Schools Association, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools worked to collect evidence that would accurately portray both the adequacy of charter school facilities and the average spending for facilities out of charter schools' operating budgets in New…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Educational Facilities, Geographic Location
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2013
In Spring of 2013, the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools worked to collect evidence that would accurately portray both the adequacy of charter school facilities and the average amount of operating funds spent on facilities. Collectively,…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Educational Facilities, Geographic Location
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