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"Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools" labels and…
Reports | 21 Sep, 2020
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How NYSED and NCDPI are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their States
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How AppleTree Institute and Hiawatha Academies Are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in…
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Don’t Stop Improving: A Strategic Approach to School Improvement Using the Four Domains

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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 shows that… 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
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 charter… Read more
Exploring Quality Programs for English Language Learners in Charter Schools: A Framework to Guide Future Research ReportsPeggie Garcia,P. Zitlali Morales, The University of Illinois at Chicago09 May, 2016 Although there has been a great deal of debate about the effectiveness of charter schools in the research literature, there has been surprisingly little attention paid to English language… Read more
A Step Up: How Charter Schools Provide Higher Levels of California Public University Access ReportsCalifornia Charter School Association19 Apr, 2016 Report includes first-of-its-kind dataset combining data from the University of California (UC) system, the Cal State University (CSU) system, and all California public high schools, which… Read more
Case Study: AppleTree Case Study06 Apr, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a successful and expanding network of charter schools for three- and four-year-olds and documented findings in a… Read more
Charter High Schools’ Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings ReportsTim R. Sass, Ron W. Zimmer, Brian P. Gill, and T. Kevin Booker04 Apr, 2016 Confirming previous research (Booker et al., 2011) that charter school students are more likely to graduate high school and enroll in higher education, this study looks at charter school… Read more
Startup teacher education: A fresh take on teacher credentialing ReportsThomas Arnett, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation01 Mar, 2016 As education reformers across the country are working to improve student outcomes at scale, many are focusing on improving the teaching force. This case study describes how three groups of… Read more
What Matters for Student Achievement ReportsEric A. Hanushek01 Mar, 2016 Description: Education Next compares results from James S. Coleman’s groundbreaking report (Equality of Educational Opportunity, 1966) with current findings from the field on how different… Read more
A New Wave of School Integration ReportsHalley Potter and Kimberly Quick, with Elizabeth Davies, The Century Foundation09 Feb, 2016 Students in racially and socioeconomically integrated schools experience academic, cognitive, and social benefits that are not available to students in racially isolated, high-poverty… Read more