Nevada

Year Law Enacted: 1997

Number of Charter Students in the State

28,975


6%

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

Number of Charter Schools

38


6%

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

Authorizing Policy Context

In 2013 and 2015, Nevada passed laws designed to improve authorizer quality, strengthen charter school accountability, and encourage the growth of high-performing charter schools. The legislation was partially motivated by generally weak charter school performance.

States with Few Authorizers

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

33/33

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State Policy Rank

1/44

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