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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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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Guidance: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program ReportsUSDA SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)01 Apr, 2015 This Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 SNAP-Ed Guidance provides instructions for development and submission of State nutrition education and obesity prevention grant program plans (SNAP-Ed… Read more
Study of Oregon Charter School Funding ReportsChalkboard Project01 Mar, 2015 Charter Schools in the state of Oregon are funded on a per pupil basis from each resident district’s state provided General Purpose Grant allocation. These funds are provided to… Read more
How Charter School Funding Compares ReportsFlorida TaxWatch Center for Educational Performance and Accountability01 Feb, 2015 Florida’s public charter schools have become a valuable, growing choice for Floridians seeking an alternative to traditional public school for their children. The state now… Read more
The Politics of K-12 Education in Small Rural School Districts: The Case of Idaho ReportsCenter for Reinventing Public Education01 Jan, 2015 Rural education leaders face distinctive problems that haven’t received enough attention. This paper aims to shed some light on the forces that shape the politics of Idaho’s small… Read more
Authorizer-School Catalog ReportsAIR14 Nov, 2014 This database provides the authorizers responsible for approval, renewal and closure in each state. It is up-to-date for most regions.
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. 
20 Years of Charters ReportsArizona Charter Schools Association 01 Jan, 2014 Charter schools are public schools that are innovative while still being held accountable for improved student achievement. Today, 1 out of every 3 public school is a charter in… Read more
Promoting Healthy Diets through Nutrition Education and Changes in the Food Environment ReportsCorinna Hawkes, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)30 Nov, 2013 An unhealthy diet is one of the key risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs). For example, inadequate consumption of fruit and vegetables increases the risk for… Read more
Nutrition to Grow On: A Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education Curriculum for Upper Elementary School Children ReportsJennifer Morris and Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis15 Apr, 2013 This curriculum was developed with the health and well-being of the nation’s children in mind. Substantial evidence confirms that improving dietary and physical activity habits… Read more
Oh, the Places They’ll Go! ReportsThe Center for Student Achievement, Arizona Charter Schools Association08 Apr, 2013 This report takes available data about student enrollment and school performance and summarizes what we know about public school choice in Arizona and some of the potential policy… Read more