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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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Webinar: Intentionally Diverse Charter Schools Webinar 19 Jan, 2017 Presenters: Franklin Headley (Principal, Voice Charter School) and Dhamana Stamps (Dean of Students, DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School). Nora Kern (National Charter School… Read more
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Native Nations and American Schools ReportsNIEA02 Jan, 2017 NIEA has created the Native Nations and American Schools: The History of Natives in the American Education System to share information about the historical context and current… Read more
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SEA Webinar: Logic Models and Theories of Change: Developing and Using Tools for Effective Public Programs Webinar 21 Dec, 2016 Presenters:          Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter Schools Resource Center         Adam Emerson, Charter Schools Director, Florida Department of Education This… Read more
Charter Accountability For District-Run Schools: Using ESSA to Create Contract-Based Accountability for Urban Public Education ReportsAndy Smarick, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 13 Oct, 2016 The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), gives states the opportunity to rethink their K-12 accountability systems. Gone are No Child Left Behind’s (… Read more
A New Model Law for Supporting High-Quality Charter Public Schools: Second Edition ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools05 Oct, 2016 A New Model Law for Supporting High-Quality Charter Public Schools: Second Edition calls on state policymakers to strengthen the laws governing charter schools. In this revised… Read more
Charter School Boards in the Nation’s Capital ReportsJuliet Squire and Allison Crean Davis30 Sep, 2016 Tens of thousands of individuals across the United States volunteer their time, energy, and expertise as members of charter school boards. Yet as the charter sector has grown, we’… Read more
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Webinar: The Role of States and Charter School Authorizers in Overseeing Student Discipline in Charter Schools Webinar 09 Sep, 2016 Facilitator: Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter School Resource Center; former Chair of the Colorado Charter School Institute Board of Directors Presenters: Karega… Read more
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Webinar: For SEA Staff - Overview of CSP's Recently Released Dear Colleague Letter and of The National Charter School Resource Center Webinar 08 Sep, 2016 Presenters: Amy Huber, Program Officer, U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC)… Read more
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Webinar: Rural Charter Schools - Building Bridges Webinar 01 Sep, 2016 Description: This webinar highlights charter schools in rural America and focuses on the role of charter schools in rural communities and their efforts to build bridges with the… Read more
Authorizers Are Not Monolithic on School Discipline: How Charter School Authorizers Differ in School Discipline Engagement ReportsNational Association of Charter Schools Authorizers15 Aug, 2016 In theory, authorizers play an important role in decisions regarding charter schools and student discipline, as they are the bodies responsible for protecting the public interest… Read more