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Supporting Charter School Excellence Through Quality Authorizing

By WestEd for the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement

Description

This free guide focuses on the role of charter authorizers in contributing to the quality and success of charter schools. This publication highlights eight charter school authorizers that are advancing the quality and growth of charter schools.

Authorizers are responsible for approving new schools, monitoring schools’ compliance with applicable laws, providing technical assistance, and evaluating schools’ performance. The practices and policies of these authorizing offices that foster success are described in order to inform and inspire others to follow their lead to create high-quality schools.

This resource is one of a series of Innovation Guides produced by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement. Other Innovation Guides include:

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Format: PDF
Pages: 96
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement