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This resource for school and network leaders synthesizes the history…
Toolkits | 12 Jun, 2020
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Charting the Course to Equity: K-12 Leaders of Color and Student Success
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How AppleTree Institute and Hiawatha Academies Are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in…

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The Charter Connection - March 2022 Newsletters01 Mar, 2022 A Message from the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter School Programs (CSP) Program Director, Dr. Anna Hinton Every year as we approach the month of February, I inevitably… Read more
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The Charter Connection - November 2021 Newsletters18 Nov, 2021   First Things First - Thank You! 2021 was full of challenges and triumphs for educators and students as many of you navigated the return to in-person school. In response, NCSRC… Read more
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Capacity-Building Guide for Founding Native American Charter Schools Toolkits07 Oct, 2021 Charter schools are a viable option for Native American tribal communities to engage in and support sovereignty and self-determination in education. The charter model affords the… Read more
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The Charter Connection - August 2021 Newsletters24 Aug, 2021 Back-to-School Supports for English Learners English Learners (ELs) were tremendously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and require special consideration as schools prepare for a… Read more
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Doing What’s Best For Kids: Breakthrough’s Response to the Pandemic Publication Rebeca Diaz01 Jul, 2021 Breakthrough Public Schools received a CSP dissemination grant to share best practices related to facilities. When schools closed do to COVID, Breakthrough shifted practices to… Read more
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How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships Reports16 Jun, 2021 Community partnerships empower charter schools by strengthening their capacity to serve the needs of students, families, and staff through deliberate partnerships with community-… Read more
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: Tools to Support Authorizer Data Collection Toolkits01 Jun, 2021 This toolkit is a self-guided resource for authorizers to identify indicators of distress, audit their current data collection methods for evaluating indicators of distress, and… Read more
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Colorado Charter School Guidebook 2021-2022 ToolkitsColorado Charter School Institute01 May, 2021 The CSI Guidebook is designed to support CSI School Leaders and school staff.
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Special Education 101 for the Charter Sector Webinar 11 Mar, 2021 to 11 Mar, 2021 One goal of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is to "Expand opportunities for students with disabilities (SWDs)... and other traditionally underserved students to attend… Read more
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The Charter Connection - February 2021 Newsletters18 Feb, 2021 What's Happening Here's what you may have missed from NCSRC in the past few months: Assessing School Quality This NCSRC tool can lead schools' data-driven school improvement… Read more