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The charter sector has grown dramatically since its beginnings in…
Reports | 06 May, 2015

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School Grades Toolkits30 Sep, 2015 More than ever, Americans are concerned about the quality of public education, widely viewed as the foundation of economic success and upward mobility. But how can parents and communities… Read more
Advancing School Discipline Reform ReportsGreta Colombi and David Osher01 Aug, 2015 During the past two decades, there has been an increase in exclusionary and punitive discipline in US schools. These disciplinary approaches have been discriminatory in their impacts and… Read more
Charter School Performance in Texas ReportsCredo22 Jul, 2015 This report provides an in-depth examination of the results for charter schools in Texas. It is also an update to CREDO’s first analysis, also on the NCSRC. This report has two main… Read more
July 2015 Newsletter: Student Achievement in Charter Schools Newsletters21 Jul, 2015 Student Achievement in Charter Schools: What the Research Shows The expansion of the sector since its inception more than two decades ago has been accompanied by an increase in public… Read more
Measuring Diversity in Charter School Offerings ReportsMichael Q. McShane and Jenn Hatfield, American Enterprise Institute21 Jul, 2015 There are two main reasons given to support charter schooling: (1) that charter schools will improve academic achievement by taking advantage of flexibility not afforded to traditional… Read more
School Indicators for New York City Charter Schools 2013-2014 School Year ReportsRaymond Domanico, New York City Independent Budget Office01 Jul, 2015 In 2009, the state law granting the Mayor control of the New York City public school system was renewed. That renewal included a requirement that the New York City Independent Budget Office… Read more
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SEA Webinar: Early Childhood Learning in Charter Schools Webinar18 Jun, 2015 Early Learning programs have emerged as an intervention to the historical and pervasive gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students. This webinar explores early learning charter… Read more
Startup Teacher Education: A Fresh Take on Teacher Credentialing ReportsThomas Arnett01 Jun, 2015 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
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Student Achievement in Charter Schools: What the Research Shows ReportsNCSRC06 May, 2015 The charter sector has grown dramatically since its beginnings in Minnesota almost a quarter of a century ago. Today, an estimated 2.5 million children attend approximately 6,400 charter… Read more
The Status of Charter Schools in Texas ReportsChildren At Risk27 Apr, 2015 Children languish in poor-performing charter schools, while the outstanding charters have waiting lists into the hundreds if not thousands. When all charters schools are analyzed together,… Read more