There are more than 4500 charter schools across the United States today, but in only a few cities do charter schools enroll a significant percentage of public school students. And in most of those charter-dense cities, a lot of charter schools are merely mediocre. In one small city, though, school reformers will find the holy grail of charter schooling–high-quality charter schools, and lots of them. That city is Albany, New York.

In an article released today on the EdNext website, Peter Meyer describes how this came about. You can listen to an interview with Peter about his article here.

Last updated September 4, 2009