2020 Charter School Law Rankings & Scorecard
Since 1996, CER has studied charter schools and their impact, their environment, and their practice and made recommendations for how to improve each law. The score is based on whether the law allows for freedom and flexibility that can ensure parents, teachers and the general public are able to build vibrant, successful charter schools without undue interference from flawed state regulators, with equitable funding and parents in the driver’s seat.
Charter Schools Model Law
Model legislation for quality charter schools with flexibility, equitable financing, and freedom to innovate.
Frequently used terms in education policy and reform.
Links to some of CER’s top research on charters and choice from 1993 through COVID-19 school closures.