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Analysis of Charter School Survey 1996-1997

The Center for Education Reform surveyed 504 charter schools in operation in the 1996-1997 school year, asking charter schools general questions about their educational programs and operations.

Analysis of School Survey Results for the Tennessee Charter School Resource Center (2006)

Key findings from a survey of charter school operators in the state of TN.  Respondents were asked about their particular experience with charter school resource providers in the state, and to describe their experience and satisfaction with these providers.

Annual Survey of America’s Charter Schools (2008)

This report gives the most comprehensive look to date at the charter school environment to date, providing an overall look at the key factors that influence charter school operations.

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Candidate Survey (2004)

To help the voting public better understand how you will craft your education policy to ensure that every child has access to an excellent education, The Center for Education Reform is pleased to provide you with the enclosed candidate questionnaire.

Charter School Administrators Survey: South Carolina 2007

Survey questions and results from a survey of South Carolina charter school administrators done by Basswood Research in October/November 2007.

Charter School Leaders Survey

Sample Questions from CER’s Charter School Leaders Survey

Charter School Operators Survey: Arizona 2003

In June 2003, The Center for Education Reform commissioned Red Sea Communications to conduct an independent survey of charter school operators.

Charter School Operators Survey: Indiana 2003

In February 2003, The Center for Education Reform commissioned Red Sea Communications to conduct an independent survey of charter school operators. This is a memo to Indiana school leaders regarding the results.

Charter Schools Focus Group 1: Washington, D.C. (2003)

Focus Group No. 1 for D.C. Charter School Operations conducted on February 12, 2003.

Charter Schools Focus Group 2: Washington, D.C. 2003

Focus Group No. 2 for D.C. Charter School Operations conducted on February 12, 2003.

Charter Schools Focus Group 3: Washington, D.C. 2003

Focus Group No. 3 for D.C. Charter School Operations conducted on February 12, 2003.

Charter Schools Focus Group: Washington, D.C. — Key Points (2003)

A list of takeaways from focus groups with DC charter school operators.

Charter Schools Survey: California 2005

The Polling Company conducted a statewide telephone survey of 700 adults in California and 800 adults nationwide for The Center for Education reform in order to capture thoughts and opinions about charter schools.

Charter Schools Survey: California 2005 – Topline Data

Interviews completed January 5-11, 2005.  700 Adults in California (Margin of Error: +3.7%), and 800 Adults Nationwide (Margin of Error: +3.5%).

Charter Schools Survey: California, Indiana, Washington D.C. 2003

Analysis of Charter Schools Survey Research and Discussion Groups. Telephone surveys were conducted for individuals connected with California and Indiana charter schools, and 3 discussion groups were held in Washington, D.C. that consisted of individuals affiliated with D.C. charter schools.

Charter Schools Survey: Comparison of State and National Poll Results 2005

Takeaways from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Georgia, Missouri, California, and national surveys conducted by The Polling Company for The Center for Education Reform are laid out in a comparison chart.

Charter Schools Survey: Connecticut 2005 – Topline Data

Connecticut Statewide Survey Field Dates: August 22-24, 2005 (500 Adults in Connecticut).  National Survey Field Dates: January 5-11, 2005 (800 Adults Nationwide).

Charter Schools Survey: Florida 2012

517 random telephone interviews with registered voters throughout the state of Florida were completed between June 18 and June 19, 2012 by Majority Opinion Research for The Center for Education Reform.

Charter Schools Survey: Georgia 2007

659 telephone interviews with registered voters throughout the state of Georgia were completed between December 13 and December 15, 2007 by Majority Opinion Research and Insider Advantage for The Center for Education Reform.

Charter Schools Survey: Missouri 2005

The Polling Company conducted a statewide telephone survey of 500 adults in Missouri and 800 adults nationwide for The Center for Education Reform in an attempt to discover a baseline understanding of Missouri adults with respect to charter schools.

Charter Schools Survey: Missouri 2005 -Topline Survey

Charter School Survey Topline for Missouri – January 2005. By The Polling Company, Inc. for The Center for Education Reform.

Charter Schools Survey: National 2005

Nationwide Survey of 800 Adults in America on Charter Schools conducted by The Polling Company for The Center for Education Reform in February 2005.

Charter Schools Survey: National 2005 – Topline Data

Charter School Survey Topline. Field Dates: January 5-11, 2005. Completed Interviews: 800 Adults Nationwide, 700 Adults in California, 500 Adults in Georgia, 500 Adults in Missouri

Charter Schools Survey: New Jersey 2005

Analysis of Findings from Statewide Survey of New Jersey Residents conducted by The Polling Company for The Center for Education Reform in September 2005.

Charter Schools Survey: New Jersey, Bergen County (2006) — Topline Data

March 2006 Pre-Test Topline Results. Survey of 300 Registered Voters in Bergen County, New Jersey (with an oversample of 50 Teaneck, NJ Voters) regarding charter school awareness and support.

Charter Schools Survey: New Jersey, Bergen County (2007) — Sample Questions

Questions asked to gather data about charter school awareness in the Garden State.

Charter Schools Survey: New Jersey, Bergen County (2007) — Topline Data

March 2007 Post-Test Topline Results. Survey of 300 Registered Voters in Bergen County, New Jersey (with an oversample of 50 Teaneck, NJ Voters) regarding charter school awareness and support.

Charter Schools Survey: New Jersey, Camden (2006)- Topline Data

Pre-Test Preliminary Topline Results. Field Dates: March 27-28, 2006. Survey of 300 Registered Voters in Camden, New Jersey.

Charter Schools Survey: New Jersey, Camden (2007)- Topline Data

Post-Test Topline Results. Field Dates: March 27-28, 2006. Survey of 300 Registered Voters in Camden, New Jersey.

Charter Schools Survey: New York 2005

Analysis of Findings from Statewide Survey of New York Residents conducted by The Polling Company for The Center for Education Reform in August 2005.

Charter Schools Survey: New York 2005 – Topline Data

New York Statewide Survey Field Dates: August 23-25, 2005 (500 Adults in New York).  National Survey Field Dates: January 5-11, 2005 (800 Adults Nationwide).

Charter Schools Survey: North Carolina 2012

The Center for Education Reform (CER) conducted a random survey of registered North Carolina voters to gauge their knowledge and perceptions of charter schools.

Charter Schools Survey: Tennessee 2012

657 random telephone interviews with registered voters throughout the state of Tennessee were completed between May 3 and May 7, 2012 by Majority Opinion Research for The Center for Education Reform.

Charter Schools Survey: Wyoming 2008

Wyoming Statewide Survey Analysis by The Polling Company for The Center for Education Reform in February 2008.

Creating Equal School Rights in the Equality State (2008)

Surveys Wyoming residents regarding charter schools legislation that would create an independent board to authorize charter schools, and increase the accountability of charter schools while ensuring equitable funding.

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Educational Improvement Survey: California, Oakland 2007

Analysis of Findings from Survey of Adults in Oakland, California with an Oversample of Parents of School-Aged Children on February 13, 2007

Educational Improvement Survey: California, Oakland 2007- Topline Data

Survey of Oakland, California Adults with Oversample of Parents. Field Dates: February 2-6, 2007.

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Free and Reduced Lunch Program Participation Survey 2006

Poll seeks information on why some schools do not participate in free and reduced lunch programs.

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Kentucky State Stakeholder Survey Draft (2009)

A draft by The Center for Education Reform of a Kentucky constituent survey.

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Memo on Charter School Survey and Focus Group Results (2003)

July 10, 2003.  A note to the DC Charter School Association Executive Committee providing an overview and summary of key findings from CER’s surveys of charter school operators.

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National Charter School Survey (2003)

A form compiled by CER to gather data from charter schools for CER’s National Charter School Directory.

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Performance Pay Survey Results: California 2005

Golden State Residents Seek Nexus Between Student Achievement and Teacher Paychecks

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Real Story Behind Free & Reduced Lunch Programs and Charter Schools (2004)

CER surveys charter schools on why some have limited or no participation in free or reduced lunch programs to help set the record straight on claims that charter schools aren’t serving disadvantaged students.

Results of Pre-Test Survey: New Jersey, Bergen & Camden (2006)

The Polling Company presents CER an analysis of findings from two telephone surveys of registered voters in Bergen County, New Jersey and the City of Camden, NJ regarding charter schools.

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School Choice & Charter Schools Focus Group: Georgia 2007

Vidalia and Alpharetta, Georgia Focus Group Results & Analysis. The objective of this research project was to assess the interest in and knowledge of issues related to educational alternatives and charter schools in Georgia and how the public support for the issue might grow and advance.

School Choice & Charter Schools Focus Group: Wyoming, Cheyenne 2007

This focus group was designed to assess the interest in and knowledge of issues related to school choice and charter schools in Wyoming among local residents of the Cheyenne area.

School Choice & Charter Schools Focus Group: Wyoming, Jackson 2007

The objective of this research project was to assess the interest in and knowledge of issues related to school choice and charter schools in Wyoming and how the public support for the might grow and advance.

School Choice Survey: Washington, D.C. 2006

This “pre-test” survey was conducted in advance of a communications and outreach program planned by CER to measure awareness and knowledge of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program.

Still On Thin Ice? A Look at Recent Polls on School Choice and Charter Schools (2000)

With the annual poll season about to begin amidst the Back-to-School and election flurry, the Center for Education Reform has reviewed major polls both nationally and in the states about these issues.

Still On Thin Ice? A Look at Recent Polls on School Choice and Charter Schools (2000)

August 2000. With the annual poll season about to begin amidst back-to-school and election flurry, CER has reviewed major polls both nationally and in the states about the issues.

Survey of Charter Schools (1998-1999): Executive Summary

The Center for Education Reform is pleased to present the results of its nationwide survey of charter schools, which includes data compiled from charter schools operating in the 1997-1998 and 1998-1999 school years.

Survey of Charter Schools (2000-2001): Executive Summary

The Center for Education Reform is pleased to present the key findings of its most recent nationwide survey of charter schools, including data compiled from charter schools operating in the 2000-2001 school year.

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Tenneessee Charter School Resource Center Survey Memo (2006)

Interviews were conducted with selected individuals throughout Tennessee for the purpose of gauging the knowledge level, attitudes and perceptions of people about the Resource Center.

Tennessee Charter Schools Stakeholder Interview Questions

Example survey of questions asked to assess familiarity with charter school resources and organizations.