Massachusetts

Year Law Enacted: 1993

Number of Charter Students in the State

37,402


4%

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

Number of Charter Schools

80


4%

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

Authorizing Policy Context

Massachusetts has adopted several charter school accountability policies, largely through the regulatory process. The sole authorizer voluntarily employs practices that largely mirror those that result from NACSA’s recommended policies.

States with Few Authorizers

One or two non-district authorizers oversee most schools in this state.
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State Policy Score

15/33

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State Policy Rank

24/44

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