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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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Herding Cats: Managing Diverse Charter School Interests in Collaboration Efforts ReportsSean Gill, Sarah Yatsko, Robin Lake, Center for Reinventing Public Education01 Aug, 2016 More than 23 cities have signed District-Charter Collaboration Compacts— formal agreements between school districts and charter schools that aim to share resources and… Read more
Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016 ReportsInstitute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics01 Aug, 2016 Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report… Read more
What's the Secret Ingredient? Searching for Policies and Practices that Make Charter Schools Successful ReportsPhilip M. Gleason, Mathematica Policy Research22 Jul, 2016 The charter school sector in the United States has grown steadily since the first charter school opened in 1992. As of the 2015–2016 school year, more than 6,800 charter schools… Read more
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Webinar: Using Data to Create Positive School Climates and Discipline Practices in Charter Schools - National Research and Examples from the Field Webinar 21 Jul, 2016 to 21 Jul, 2016 School climate is a multi-faceted concept that describes the extent to which a school community creates and maintains a safe school campus; a supportive academic, disciplinary,… Read more
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Webinar: Charter Schools and Food Services: Options, Planning, and Decision-Making Webinar 20 Jul, 2016 to 20 Jul, 2016 The webinar helped charter schools understand the options and alternatives involved at different stages of food service planning and decision-making. The following presenters… Read more
White Paper: An Honest Approach to Discipline ReportsDC Public Charter School Board07 Jul, 2016 This white paper examines our approach to supporting decreased out-of-school suspension rates and highlights strategies put in place by three DC public charter school networks - … Read more
What States Can Do to Promote District-Charter Collaboration ReportsAlex Medler, Center on Reinventing Public Education30 Jun, 2016 Collaboration opens the door for charter and traditional public schools to share ideas, best practices, and buildings in ways that can make a real difference for schools and… Read more
A Call to Action to Improve the Quality of Full-Time Virtual Charter Public Schools ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools16 Jun, 2016 Currently, more than 180,000 students attend 135 full-time virtual charter schools in 23 states and the District of Columbia. While some students do well in a full-time virtual… Read more
Grappling With Discipline in Autonomous Schools: New Approaches From D.C. and New Orleans ReportsBetheny Gross, Sivan Tuchman, Sarah Yatsko, Center for Reinventing Public Education13 Jun, 2016 This report profiles leading efforts by two cities to bring consistency and fairness to discipline practices in both district and charter schools—with promising early results:… Read more
Charter School Financial Management Guide Toolkits25 May, 2016 This updated 2015 guide features planning tools for boards, highlighting important considerations.