News & Commentary

News & Commentary

Press Releases


Statement on the Verdict of the Derek Chauvin Trial

We grieve for the racism and brutality Black people continue to face in this country, and the murder of George Floyd. The long, hard work to become a more just nation requires …


NACSA Names Veronica Brooks-Uy as Vice President of Policy

Karega Rausch, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), announced today that Veronica Brooks-Uy will serve as NACSA’s vice president of policy. Brooks-Uy brings more than 10 …


National Association of Charter School Authorizers Launches Search for New Leader Following Resignation of CEO

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) announced today that Greg Richmond, its President and CEO, resigned and departed the organization, and M. Karega Rausch, NACSA’s current Vice President of Research …


Analysis of Georgia’s Charter School Proposals and Approved Schools Reveals Growing, Diverse Sector  

CHICAGO — A new report released today by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) offers a first-ever look at the trends in Georgia’s charter school pipeline—what kinds of schools are being …


Multi-State Analysis of Charter School Proposals and Approvals Reveals a Diverse Sector Shaped by Authorizers

Report uncovers increased share of freestanding school proposals, decrease in for-profit and “No Excuses” proposals, and few proposals receive philanthropic support.  CHICAGO — A new report released today by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) offers a never-before-seen …

Blogs


Ask the Experts: Focus on Special Education Oversight

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 …


Visualizing Teacher Prep Outcomes

Via Michael Goldstein: The Tennessee teacher prep report card is out.


Welcome to Chartering Quality

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 …


NACSA Commends U.S. Department of Education for Recognizing Charters and Authorizing in ESEA Waiver Process

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) applauds the U.S. Department of Education’s latest steps to protect charter school autonomy and accountability. The Department’s new clarifications to the Elementary and Secondary …