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Alabama Charter Schools: A Slow Roll-Out

Alabama Charter Schools: A Slow Roll-Out

Alabama Charter Schools: A Slow Roll-Out 150 150 Brian

When Alabama enacted its Charter School Law in 2015, did state legislators expect there to be only seven active charter schools statewide seven years later?

In 2015, SB45, more commonly known as the Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, passed both chambers on partisan lines, with zero Democrats voting in support of the bill. The Act created the Alabama Public Charter School Commission (APCSC) which intends to provide all children in the state with high quality education outside of the traditional public school setting.

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