Increasing Achievement

Featured Increasing Achievement Resources

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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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Alternative Strategies for Identifying High Performing Charter Schools in Texas PublicationLori L. Taylor & Paige Perez01 Jan, 2012 How do you identify a high-performing charter school? It is a crucially important policy question because any evaluation strategy that incorrectly identifies charter school performance… Read more
Rights of Students  with Disabilities in Public Charter Schools Event18 Jan, 2017 Please join us for the “Rights of Students  with Disabilities in Public Charter Schools” webinar on January 18, 2017 at 12:00pm EST.   The webinar will be a presentation of the guidance… Read more
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 Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter Public School Communities and Their Impact on Student Outcomes ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools 03 Nov, 2016 Charter school student enrollment has tripled to 2.9 million students over the past 11 years, according to the latest National Alliance report, A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter… Read more
Enrollment and Achievement in Ohio's Virtual Charter Schools ReportsJune Ahn, Ph.D.; Thomas B. Fordham Institute02 Aug, 2016 This Fordham study, conducted by learning technology researcher June Ahn from NYU, dives into one of the most promising—and contentious—issues in education today: virtual schools. What type… 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 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
Charter Schools: Solutions for DoD Families PublicationJane Dye, Principal, Belle Chasse Academy 30 Jun, 2011 This presentation summarizes the start-up and operation of Belle Chasse Academy charter school on Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base New Orleans in Louisiana. Founding and current… Read more