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Key: Types of Charter Authorizers
LEA: Local Education Agency
SEA: State Education Agency
HEI: Higher Education Institutions
NFP: Not-For-Profit Organizations
NEG: Non-Educational Government Entities
ICB: Independent Chartering Boards

Map: Who Oversees Charters in Your State?

The kinds of entities allowed to approve charter schools vary widely from state to state. Explore this interactive map showing the numbers and types of charter authorizers, as well as the number of charter schools in each state.

Related story: More States Create Independent Charter-Approval Boards

Reporting: Arianna Prothero | Source: National Association of Charter School Authorizers | Design: Stacey Decker

Vol. 34, Issue 01

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