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December 2014 Newsletter: Charter Schools Serving Military Families Newsletters18 Dec, 2014 Charter Schools Serving Military Families Roughly 1 in 50 school-aged children in the United States are members of a military-connected family, and approximately four out of five of these… Read more
A GROWING MOVEMENT: AMERICA’S LARGEST CHARTER SCHOOL COMMUNITIES ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools04 Dec, 2014 This report identifies communities with the highest enrollment share and largest number of students attending public charter schools, as well as communities where charter school… Read more
In-Depth Portfolio Assessment: Shelby County Schools in Memphis Tennessee ReportsChristine Campbell19 Nov, 2014 The 2013 merger of Memphis City Schools (with 103,000 students) and Shelby County Schools (with 47,000 students) was the largest school district consolidation in American history. In its… Read more
Early Progress Interim Report on Personalized Learning - Executive Summary ReportsBill & Melinda Gates Foundation06 Nov, 2014 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released this report on the interim findings from an ongoing study of charter schools using personalized learning practices. The report discusses… Read more
Designing the Next Generation of State Education Accountability Systems ReportsCenter on Reinventing Public Education03 Oct, 2014 In June 2014, the Center on Reinventing Public Education and the Thomas B. Fordham Institute brought together a group of scholars and policy experts to consider what’s needed in the next… Read more
Evaluation of the Public Charter Schools Program: Final Report. PPSS-2004-08. ReportsU.S. Department of Education28 Aug, 2014 The findings from this study show that the Public Charter Schools Program is achieving its intended purpose: to provide states with flexible funding to support new charter schools. As can… Read more
Over-Age, Under-Credited Students and Public Charter Schools: An Exploration of Successes, Strategies, and Opportunities for Expansion ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools 18 Jul, 2014 Over-age and under- credited (OU) students are defined as not having the appropriate number of credits for their age and intended grade. A new report released today by the National Alliance… Read more
Making School Choice Work ReportsCenter on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)14 Jul, 2014 School choice is increasingly the new normal in urban education. But in cities with multiple public school options, how can civic leaders create a choice system that works for all families… Read more
A Discussion about Virtual Charter School Policy | National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices Webinar Event10 Jun, 2014 The National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices will host a webinar on June 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET to discuss virtual charter school policy and practice. More than half… Read more
Common Core Implementation Insights for Charter Schools Webinar Webinar21 May, 2014 In this webinar, our experts present a fresh perspective on Common Core implementations at charter schools and share thought-provoking approaches for achieving your implementation goals… Read more