Archives: Policy & Research

SOCA 15 Major Findings: Closures

While the rate of charter school closures has remained steady—nearly 3.8 percent over the past four years among authorizers managing 10 or more schools—the total number of charter schools has grown. This … Read More

Available 2015 State of Charter Authorizing Data

NACSA’s 2015 survey contains data on 163 authorizers across the country. While we provide complex sets of information to individual authorizers, we are happy to provide aggregated information to other parties interested … Read More

SOCA 15 Major Findings: Evolving Charter Sector

Large authorizers are increasingly using recommended tools to ensure that quality existing charter school operators are expanding; for example, 70 percent have explicit and different criteria for applications that have a network … Read More