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Introduction Strong leadership skills are essential for charter…
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools
Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools Part 1: The Role and Perspective of Charter School Authorizers
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Indicators of Distress and What They Mean in the Charter Sector: A Webinar for Charter Sector Stakeholders Introducing…
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The Death Spiral: Identifying Early Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools (A Conversation with Authorizers)
A diagnostic tool for school leaders to identify alternatives to school-based policing
Critical Questions and Steps for Leaders to Reduce or End School-Based Policing

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Educator Diversity Matters: Strategies for Charter Leaders to Recruit, Hire, and Sustain Teachers of Color Reports29 Nov, 2022 Research shows that all students benefit from having a diverse group of teachers from a variety of backgrounds. Students experience notable educational impacts in schools where they have… Read more
Creating Communities of Care: A Workshop to Design Supports for Student and Staff Well-Being and Mental Health Webinar20 Oct, 2022 to 20 Oct, 2022 NCSRC's event "Creating Communities of Care: A Workshop to Design Supports for Student and Staff Well-Being and Mental Health" featured new tools to help better support your school… Read more
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Creating Communities of Care Reports05 Oct, 2022 “Creating Communities of Care: How Charter Schools can Develop Systems that Support Student Mental Health” provides new tools to help charter schools adapt to the changing needs of their… Read more
Document title: "White House Toolkit: Federal Resources for Addressing School Infrastructure Needs"
White House Toolkit: Federal Resources for Addressing School Infrastructure Needs ToolkitsThe White House01 Mar, 2022 The White House released this toolkit to help schools and districts access available federal funding, planning tools, and technical assistance to address school infrastructure needs. This… Read more
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A Portrait of a Culturally Responsive School System PublicationThe Leadership Academy01 Jan, 2021 This publication by the Leadership Academy offers guidance on eight key areas for establishing school systems that ensure that children of every race, ethnicity, language, or other… Read more
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The Charter Connection - March 2022 Newsletters01 Mar, 2022 A Message from the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter School Programs (CSP) Program Director, Dr. Anna Hinton Every year as we approach the month of February, I inevitably find myself… Read more
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The Charter Connection - November 2021 Newsletters18 Nov, 2021   First Things First - Thank You! 2021 was full of challenges and triumphs for educators and students as many of you navigated the return to in-person school. In response, NCSRC spent 2021… Read more
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When Your Reputation Precedes You Webinar01 Feb, 2022 to 01 Feb, 2022 NCSRC hosted an interactive webinar, titled “When Your Reputation Precedes You,” to help charter school leaders identify issues regarding their school’s reputation and how failing to… Read more
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Disseminating Best Practices - A Primer for State Entity Grantees of the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter School Programs Reports14 Dec, 2021 State Entity (SE) grantees of the Charter School Programs are required to share best practices with charter schools and other public schools in their state as a component of their grant.… Read more
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: A School Leader and Board Member Master Class Learning Module Introduction As a school leader or board member, your goal is to provide students attending your charter school with a well-rounded and high-quality education while positioning your school… Read more