Do cyber charter schools harm public education for the most disadvantaged? (Brookings Institution, June 24, 2019)
Safeguarding Educational Equity: Protecting Philadelphia Students’ Civil Rights Through Charter Oversight (Education Law Center, February 2019)
Charter School Performance in Pennsylvania (Stanford University, 2019)
The Fiscal Impact of Charter School Expansion: Calculations in Six Pennsylvania School Districts (Research for Action, September 2017)
Public Charter School Fiscal Impact on School Districts (PA Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, May 2017)
Charter School Special Education Funding in Pennsylvania (Research for Action, April 2017)
Charter Management Organizations (Stanford University, 2017)
Charter School Revenues, Expenditures and Transparency (PSBA, June 2016)
Pennsylvania Charter School Accountability and Transparency: Time for a Tune-Up (PA Auditor General, May 2014)
Revisiting cyber charter performance (Research for Action, November 2014)
Charter and Cyber Charter Education Funding Reform Should Save Taxpayers $365 Million Annually (PA Auditor General, June 20, 2012)
National Charter School Study (Stanford University, 2017)
Data and Analysis
All data used in this site came from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, unless otherwise specified, with analysis by PSBA Research.
As used on this site, data referencing “school districts” or “all school districts” are the aggregate of the 500 school districts in Pennsylvania and/or the students enrolled therein. Data referencing “charter schools” or “all charter schools” are the aggregate of all brick-and-mortar and cyber charter schools operating in Pennsylvania and/or the students enrolled therein. Data referencing “brick-and-mortar charter schools” or “cyber charter schools” are the aggregate of all charter schools in those categories.