These blogs from BBA leaders and allies illustrate a range of issues related to charter school accountability, growth, and operation and offer suggestions to improve policies.

  • Pedro Noguera offers insightful and hopeful commentary on proposed Broad Foundation investments in charter schools in Los Angeles, the “epicenter of the fight over charters.” Noguera urges policymakers, educators, parents and other stakeholders to take this opportunity to design schools that genuinely meet the needs of all students, drawing on current research at what works and doesn’t in the charter school movement.
  • Richard Kahlenberg and Halley Potter of the Century Foundation write for Valerie Strauss’s Answer Sheet on how changes to charter school admissions rules would promote more integrated schools.