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On the Road to Better Accessibility, Accountability, and Autonomy: State Policy Analysis

NACSA’s second annual analysis of state charter school policies across the nation, On the Road to Better Accessibility, Autonomy and Accountability, is now available.

Since the first report was published last year, 14 states have strengthened their public charter school oversight laws, regulations, and policies. Experience has shown states with NACSA’s eight recommended policies in place are better positioned to create and sustain great public schools—ultimately improving children’s lives for the better.

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These recommended policy provisions are based on NACSA’s Principles & Standards for Quality Charter School Authorizing are based on NACSA’s Principles & Standards for Quality Charter School Authorizing, developed a decade ago and continually refined to keep pace with developments in the field. The Principles & Standards promote high academic standards, protect school-level flexibility, and safeguard the interests of students and the community.

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