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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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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
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Shifting to At-Home Learning ToolkitsTNTP01 Mar, 2020 This toolkit provides school and network leaders with a framework to plan for improving their approach to serving all students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The framework includes… Read more
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Key Trends in Special Education in Charter Schools in 2015-2016: Secondary Analysis of the Civil Rights Data Collection ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools14 Nov, 2019 Using data from the US Department of Education’s biennial Civil Rights Data Collection effort, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) identifies… Read more
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Charting the Course to Equity: K-12 Leaders of Color and Student Success ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Nov, 2019 This study by the California Charter Schools Association considers the potential positive impacts of racially diverse leadership in California, specifically exploring how public K… Read more
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Measuring Quality: A Resource Guide for Authorizers and Alternative Schools ReportsNational Charter School Institute01 Oct, 2019 The National Charter School Institute's A-GAME project and National Authorizer Leadership Team members are focused on "getting accountability right" for alternative education… Read more
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Charter School Facility Incubators: A case study of Washington, D.C.'s innovative approach to charter school facilities ReportsTim Field and Troy Smith01 Jul, 2019 This case study outlines how Washington, D.C.'s facilities "incubator" helps resolve charter facilities issues in the city.
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State Policy Snapshot: Facilities Funding for Public Charter Schools ReportsCharter School Facility Center at National Alliance for Public Charter Schools22 Jun, 2019 Charter school leaders struggle to find suitable and affordable facilities to house their growing student populations.  This report by the National Alliance for Public Charter… Read more