Connecticut

Year Law Enacted: 1996

Number of Charter Students in the State

8,036


1%

Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Number of Charter Schools

24


2%

Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Authorizing Policy Environment

In 2015, Connecticut passed comprehensive policy reform to ensure the single authorizer employs strong practices for charter school accountability and transparency. However, the State does not officially endorse professional standards for charter school authorizing.