2016 State Policy Analysis

State Policy Analysis 2016 Cover

NACSA’s third annual analysis of state charter school policies across the nation, On the Road to Great Charter Schools finds that since 2012, more than half of the 44 states with charter schools have strengthened their laws by adopting one or more the report’s eight recommended policies.

However, the need to focus on good policy as a vehicle to ensure more children can attend a great charter school remains critical: One out of every three charter schools across the country operates in states with weak charter laws.