Policy & Research

Knowledge that informs better policy and highlights the practices that support great charter schools.


NACSA advocates for strong national and state charter school laws and policies. Smart laws and policies ensure good schools can open, failing schools get closed, and the interests of students and the public are protected.

Federal Policy State Policy


NACSA’s research focuses on impact: not just on how authorizers do their job, but how their work affects schools. As we deepen our knowledge of authorizers’ current strengths and needs, we get that information out to decision makers.