20 years of charters: Where do we go from here?

Editor's Note: I am on the Board of Trustees for the Governmental Research Association. Over the years, we have talked about how to share our collective research on any given issue with a wider audience. This article is a scan of research on charter schools by these organizations over the last decade or so. Despite the fact that some of the research is now dated, we think it is instructive to see how different organizations approach policy research and informative as we consider how to do our work better going forward.

About the author

Todd Brantley is the senior director of public affairs at The Rural Center. He formerly served as director of policy and research at EducationNC. He grew up in Randolph County where he attended Farmer Elementary School, Randleman Middle School, and Randleman High School. Todd attended Randolph Community College before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995.… Read full bio »