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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools labels and…
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Indicators of Distress and What They Mean in the Charter Sector: A Webinar for Charter Sector Stakeholders Introducing…
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Critical Questions and Steps for Leaders to Reduce or End School-Based Policing
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Charting the Course to Equity: K-12 Leaders of Color and Student Success

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Charter School Request For Proposals: Guidance for Authorizers & Model Questions ReportsIllinois State Charter School Commission 01 Aug, 2014 The Illinois Model Charter School Request for Proposals (RFP) is designed to serve as a template for Illinois school districts and charter applicants alike. Illinois school… Read more
Understanding the Charter School Special Education Gap: Evidence from Denver, Colorado ReportsCRPE01 Jun, 2014 Charter schools have expanded rapidly across the nation and throughout Colorado over the last decade. Today, about 16 percent of Denver’s public school students in kindergarten… Read more
Charter School Performance in California ReportsCenter for Research on Education Outcomes27 Feb, 2014 Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) releases a comprehensive report on Charter School Performance in California, 2014. The California report… Read more
Charter School Performance in Los Angeles ReportsCenter for Research on Education Outcomes26 Feb, 2014 A new report released by Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) found that the typical student in a Los Angeles charter school gains more learning… Read more
School Climate and Discipline, U.S. Department of Education Guidance Publication 13 Jan, 2014 The U.S. Department of Education offers resources and guidance on the topic of school climate and discipline for all schools, including charter schools. 
Paving a New Path: A Guidebook for Illinois Charter Public School Development ToolkitsIllinois Network of Charter Schools01 Jan, 2014 For the bulk of this book, we explore aspects of a high-quality charter school, such as the education plan, governance, operations, and the facility, one at a time, and outline… Read more
Does the Charter School Board Need to Vote on Everything? ReportsJoe Keeny, Michael Higgins01 Nov, 2013 The actions of charter schools are often at the discretion of charter school boards, which have governing authority and operate under the state’s charter school laws and… Read more
Financing the Education of High-Need Students ToolkitsThomas B. Fordham Institute01 Nov, 2013 America’s approach to the education of children with disabilities is antiquated, costly, and ineffective. Far too many children emerge from our special-ed system without the… Read more
Professional learning for culturally responsive teaching (Equity in Action brief) ReportsKing, K. A., Artiles, A. J., & Kozleski, E. B. 08 Jul, 2013 This practitioner brief explores professional learning that addresses culturally responsive teaching. The authors present six research-based principles to guide professional… Read more
Challenges for Charter School with Special Education: Issues of Concern for Charter School Authorizers and Service Providers ReportsLeman Kaniturk Kose06 Jul, 2013 Charter schools, as one type of school choice, have been attracting a growing number of students since first inception in Minnesota in 1991. Although charter schools are a… Read more