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“A Synthesis of Research on Charter School Facilities” examines the…
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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)
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Key Trends in Special Education in Charter Schools: Secondary Analysis of the Civil Rights Data Collection ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools07 Feb, 2018 Using data from the 2013-2014 U.S. Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) examines the status… Read more
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Tribal School Leader Toolkit Publication National Congress of American Indians01 Jan, 2018 The National Congress of American Indians has published a toolkit that  provides resources to help tribal nations assess the state of education for Native American, Alaska Native… Read more
Beyond the Fringe: Charter Authorizing as Enrollment Grows ReportsNational Association of Charter Schools Authorizers08 Nov, 2017 Charter schools began on the fringe of the public school landscape. As enrollment grows and charters serve more and more students in many cities, the ways students and families… Read more
2017 Washington State Charter School Commission Authorizer Report ReportsWashington State Board of Education01 Nov, 2017 This annual report by the Washington State Board of Education provides an overview and assessment of one of the authorizers in the state, the Washington State Charter School… Read more
2017 Spokane Authorizer Report ReportsWashington State Board of Education01 Oct, 2017 This annual report by the Washington State Board of Education provides an overview and assessment of one of the authorizers in the state, Spokane Public Schools.
Interdistrict Open Enrollment in Ohio: Participation and Student Outcomes Publication Stéphane Lavertu and Deven Carlson06 Jun, 2017 The Interdistrict Open Enrollment in Ohio: Participation and Student Outcomes publication from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute is a first of its kind analysis conducted by Ohio… Read more
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SEA Webinar: Logic Models as Living Documents: Updating and Applying Tools Webinar 13 Apr, 2017 Facilitator: Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter Schools Resource Center Presenters:          Sara Allender, WestEd         Amy Huber, U.S. Department of Education… Read more
Portrait of the Movement ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Apr, 2017 CCSA’s fifth Portrait of the Movement report reveals California’s charter public schools are successfully striving towards full implementation of Common Core, and continue to… Read more
A Formula That Works: Five ways to Strengthen School Funding in Ohio ToolkitsBellwether Education Partners and Thomas B. Fordham Institute09 Mar, 2017 This research report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Bellwether Education Partners explores Ohio's education funding policies and includes several recommendations for… Read more
Policy Brief: Ohio's Voucher Programs ReportsThomas B. Fordham Institute16 Feb, 2017 With five voucher programs today; continued calls for expansion; changing funding amounts; and ongoing debates in the areas of accountability, quality, and equity, the Thomas B.… Read more