Tag: charter school authorizing

A different look at Florida’s debate over a state charter school authorizer

Last school year, Florida charter schools were more likely to close, and more likely to close early, than the national average. Some Florida school districts are exemplars for charter school oversight, and have almost all of the 12 “essential practices” identified by the National Association for Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) in place.[Read More…]

The numbers behind a charter school in crisis — and a possible fix

Teachers fired. Parents confused. Warning signs debated. Last week, turmoil at Paramount Charter School became the latest South Florida crisis to draw a rash of media coverage, complete with an adversarial TV interview in the school parking lot and attention from charter school critics on liberal blogs. There’s a lot we don’t know about what’s[Read More…]