Year Law Enacted: 1997
Number of Charter Students in the State
Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
Number of Charter Schools
Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
Number of Authorizers
72Learn more about authorizers in this state
Authorizing Policy Context
Pennsylvania has tried unsuccessfully to pass charter law reform in the last several years. The State must bring consistency to historically variable authorizer practices and engage in standardized performance management practices.
District Authorizing State
District authorizers oversee more than 50 percent of charter schools in this state.
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State Policy Score
11/33View details about this score
State Policy Rank