Today, NACSA launched One Million Lives, a multi-pronged campaign to provide better schools to one million children by closing failing charter schools and opening many more good ones. WASHINGTON, D.C. – While a … Read More
Month: November 2012
Earlier this week, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) released its annual market share report (PDF). The report shows that charter school enrollment continues to grow rapidly. From 2010-11 to 2011-12, … Read More
I have been wrestling with authorizers that want to play a role in improving struggling charter schools. This goes against NACSA’s recommendations as outlined in our Principles and Standards of Quality Charter … Read More
Chicago Public Schools today announced the process and timeline for its upcoming renewal process on Tuesday, promising that “charter schools that do not meet the terms of their contract will not be … Read More
The 2012 edition of NACSA’s Principles & Standards for Quality Charter School Authorizing provides authorizers with new guidance related to the oversight of special education. Specifically, it says quality authorizers: Enlists expertise … Read More
Via Michael Goldstein: The Tennessee teacher prep report card is out.
Chartering Quality is a blog devoted to improving public education and expanding opportunity through smart authorizing of charter schools–autonomous, accountable, public schools of choice. A project of the National Association of Charter School … Read More