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Special Ed Finance in Charter School

Special Education Finance in Charter Schools

By The National Alliance of Public Charter Schools Executive Summary Tracking the special education dollars that support services for students with disabilities attending public schools is complicated; attempting to track the funds to autonomous public charter schools is even more so. Public schools—traditional and charter alike—receive their operating revenues from three primary sources: local property taxes, more »

Idaho Receives “B” Ranking on Latest Charter Law Ranking Report

This week Idaho’s charter school law was ranked 13th in the nation in the latest edition of Charter School Laws Across the States 2015: Rankings and Scorecard released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER). Idaho’s charter school law was created in 1998 but it last underwent significant changes in 2013. These changes included removing a cap more »

The Health of Charter Schooling

By Rick Hess From Education Week October 6, 2014 Last week, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools issued “The Health of the Public Charter School Movement: A State-By-State Analysis.” Authored by Todd Ziebarth and Louann Bierlein Palmer, the report is offered as the “first comprehensive attempt” to explore the link between charter school performance more »