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“A Synthesis of Research on Charter School Facilities” examines the…
Reports | 06 Oct, 2020
Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools
Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools Part 1: The Role and Perspective of Charter School Authorizers
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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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The Death Spiral: Identifying Early Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools (A Conversation with Authorizers)
A diagnostic tool for school leaders to identify alternatives to school-based policing
Critical Questions and Steps for Leaders to Reduce or End School-Based Policing

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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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Still Rising: Charter School Enrollment and Student Achievement at the Metropolitan Level ReportsDavid Griffith (Fordham Institute)05 Jan, 2022 In this research report, the Fordham Institute analyzes how charter school enrollment influences broader student achievement trends in the surrounding metroplex. The analysis… 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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Voting With Their Feet: A State-Level Analysis of Public Charter School and District Public School Trends ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools01 Sep, 2021 Based on data collected and analyzed by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, during the first full school year of the COVID pandemic, the charter sector is likely to… 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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A Strategic City-Based Framework for Effectively and Efficiently Educating Students with Disabilities ReportsLauren Morando Rhim23 Jul, 2021 The Center for Learner Equity published a framework that introduces critical components of a strategic, city-based framework, along with details regarding how this can lead to… 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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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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Policy Framework for High-Quality Charter Authorizing Practices Toolkits15 Mar, 2021 The State role in creating strong authorizing environments is critical. By legislating and creating State requirements in policy, States guide authorizers in using best practices… Read more