Nina Rees of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has a welcome message for National Charter Schools Week, which began May 4.

Here are some recent Education Next feature stories about charter schools:

High Scores at BASIS Charter Schools: Arizona students outperform Shanghai,” by June Kronholz

What Explains Success at Success Academy: Charter network focuses on what is being taught, and how,” by Charles Sahm

Inside Successful District-Charter Compacts: Teachers and administrators collaborate to share best practices,” by Richard Whitmire

How Many Charter Schools is Just Right?” A forum with Scott Pearson, John H. “Skip” McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland

The Mayors’ Charter Schools: Innovation facilitates socioeconomic integration and high performance,” by Michael Magee

Boston and the Charter School Cap: Politics halts growth of top-notch schools,” by Jim Peyser

—Education Next

Last updated May 4, 2015