Year Law Enacted: 2002
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
5Learn more about authorizers in this state
Authorizing Policy Context
In 2014, Tennessee passed significant school accountability and authorizer quality policies, which included the expansion of the appellate authorizer. The State also modified the implementation of a handful of policies, most notably making an existing annual charter report more robust to provide better information to the public.
District Authorizing State
District authorizers oversee more than 50 percent of charter schools in this state.
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State Policy Score
20/33View details about this score
State Policy Rank