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What Does the Research Say about Charter Schools, Strategies, and Student Achievement? Webinar 20 Apr, 2011 The National Charter School Resource Center hosted a webinar April 20, 2011 that explored  recent research studies that focus on student achievement in charter schools. The… Read more
Meeting the Challenge to Serve All Students: Charter Schools and Special Education Webinar 16 Mar, 2011 The National Charter School Resource Center hosted a webinar March 16, 2011 that explored promising practices to improve the quality of education for students with disabilities in… Read more
Charter Schools in California: A Review of Their Autonomy and Resource Allocation Practices ReportsAmerican Institutes for Research29 Oct, 2010 This 2006 study explored differences in resource levels, resource allocation decisions, and student performance between California’s charter schools and the state’s traditional… Read more
Personnel Policy in Charter Schools Reports02 Aug, 2010 This 2001 report from the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation focuses on personnel practices at charter schools in seven states sampled in a survey and includes information about… Read more
State Policies that Support High-Quality Charter School Authorizing Practices Webinar 21 Apr, 2010 This National Charter School Resource Center webinar focused on state policies that support high-quality charter school authorizing practices. During the webinar participants:… Read more
Charter School Performance in Arizona ReportsCenter for Research on Education Outcomes01 Jun, 2009 This report supplements the CREDO National Charter School Study Multiple Choice: Charter School Performance in 16 States with an in-depth examination of the results for charter… Read more
Charter School Performance in New Mexico ReportsCenter for Research on Education Outcomes01 Jun, 2009 This report supplements the CREDO National Charter School Study Multiple Choice: Charter School Performance in 16 States with an in-depth examination of the results for charter… Read more
Educating English Language Learners: Building Teacher Capacity. Roundtable Report ReportsBallantyne, K.G., Sanderman, A. R., & Levy, J. 25 Apr, 2008 America’s schools have experienced a sharp increase in the number of students who are not proficient enough in English to fully access academic content in all of their classes.… Read more
Legal and Policy Barriers to Redesigning California High Schools ReportsCenter for Reinventing Public Education01 Apr, 2006 In an effort to identify legal, regulatory, and policy barriers to the creation and successful operation of redesigned high schools in California, CRPE staff interviewed high… Read more
D.C. Charter Schools: Strengthening Monitoring and Process When Schools Close Could Improve Accountability and Ease Student Transitions ReportsGAO30 Nov, 2005 This 2005 Government Accountability Office report, which focuses on Washington, D.C., covers charter school authorizers' resources, oversight practices, and charter school closure… Read more