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Reports | 21 Sep, 2020
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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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Charting the Course to Equity: K-12 Leaders of Color and Student Success
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How NYSED and NCDPI are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their States

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Risk in Charter School Lending: Indicators of Distress and the Charter School Growth Fund’s Approach to Risk Management Webinar 16 Sep, 2020 to 16 Sep, 2020 Charter school lenders make decisions every day about which schools to provide financial support to while weighing the risks associated with making those decisions. The purpose of… Read more
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The Death Spiral: Identifying Early Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools (A Conversation with Authorizers) Webinar 09 Sep, 2020 to 09 Sep, 2020 Charter school authorizers from across the country joined together to explore the findings of NCSRC’s Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools report. They heard from… Read more
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How NYSED and NCDPI are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their States Webinar 11 Aug, 2020 to 11 Aug, 2020 How are State Entity (SE) grantees working to make an impact in their States? The National Charter School Resource Center connected with leaders from the North Carolina Department… Read more
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How are State Entities Improving Authorizing? An NCSRC Policy Framework and Technical Assistance in CSP States Webinar 09 Jul, 2020 to 09 Jul, 2020 How are State Entity grantees working to improve authorizing through their CSP grants? View this recording to learn how Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are using grant funds to… Read more
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Policy Framework for High-Quality Charter Authorizing Practices Toolkits06 Jul, 2020 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
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 ToolkitsBellwether Education Partners12 Jun, 2020 This resource for school and network leaders synthesizes the history of school-based policing since the 1950s. The included slide deck presents a summary of the research on school… Read more
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Charter School Facilities: Emerging Trends ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center23 Mar, 2020 This report covers national and regional trends impacting the current landscape of charter school facilities, and describes three ongoing trends: Trend 1: Geographic and… Read more
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Preparation for Replication: Case Study of AECI Case Study 20 Mar, 2020 Introduction More than 4,000 charter schools around the country operate as independent, “mom and pop” schools without the supports of charter management organizations (CMOs).1… Read more