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New Report Examines Slow in Charter School Growth

A new report released today by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) analyzes an unexpected finding from a recent charter school growth report: the rate of charter school growth is …


Report: Washington Charter School Policies Strongest in Nation

Washington ranks first in the country—tied with Indiana and Nevada—when it comes to state policies that promote a strong charter school sector, according to a new report out today from the National …


With Federal Investments in School Choice on the Horizon, Report Urges States to Improve Charter Policies

An analysis released today by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) calls for states to update charter policies to ensure that any increased spending on charter school expansion leads to …


NACSA Responds to Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Report

In response to the Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) report “Nationwide Assessment of Charter and Education Management Organizations,” the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) released the following …


NACSA Responds to John Oliver’s Segment on Charter School Oversight

Last night, HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver ran a segment on charter school oversight. In response, Greg Richmond, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) …

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Authorizers Have A Key Role to Play in Reinvigorating the Charter Movement

In early July, NACSA joined more than 5,000 charter school leaders and advocates at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference, where the focus was on reinvigorating the charter school movement. In her …


North Carolina’s Nosedive: The Disgraceful State of Its Charter School Law

As a proud resident of Raleigh, watching North Carolina continuously pass harmful laws that weaken the quality of its charter schools has been like watching someone you love make bad choices over …


Nevada is Betting on, not Blaming, its Charter School Sector

In an era of heightened partisanship around charter schools, Nevada’s recently enacted package of reform bills proves that hostile politics don’t have to be part of the narrative. Instead, Nevada is making …


The Good, Bad, and Ugly on Pennsylvania’s Legislative Docket

At least 10 charter-related bills were recently introduced by Pennsylvania legislators from both sides of the aisle. In a state that has struggled to improve its charter school law—one of the most …


If It Works, We Want More: Expanding High-Performing Charter Schools

In US News’ most recent ranking of the best high schools in the country, charter schools crushed it: More than one in five schools on the list was a charter school, despite …