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Building Capacity to Provide Quality Special Education Services and Supports: A Toolkit of Emerging Best Practices and Opportunities for Charter Support Organizations ToolkitsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools07 May, 2018 This eight-page toolkit by the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) provides opportunities and best practices for charter school support organizations (CSOs) to… Read more
Shackled Education Pioneers: Idaho’s Public Charter Schools at 20 ReportsTerry Ryan and Julie Hahn, Bluum16 Jan, 2018 As Idaho marks 20 years since the first charter schools opened in the Gem State in 1998 it is worth looking back at how the public charter movement started here. That’s the primary purpose… Read more
Idaho Public Charter School Commission 2017 Annual Report ToolkitsIdaho Public Charter School Commission01 Jan, 2018 This annual report provides an overview of the Idaho Public Charter School Commission's activities during 2017.
Interdistrict Open Enrollment in Ohio: Participation and Student Outcomes PublicationStéphane 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 State… Read more
Charter School Reporting Requirements Manual ReportsNevada Department of Education01 Feb, 2017 This 2017 manual details reporting requirements for charter schools in Nevada.
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 (NCLB) tight… 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 version of… Read more
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 responsibility and… 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 served… Read more