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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)
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Critical Questions and Steps for Leaders to Reduce or End School-Based Policing

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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools, Part 2: The Roles and Perspectives of Charter School Leaders and Board Members Reports04 Oct, 2021 Although school failure and school improvement are complex challenges that look different in different contexts, patterns and trends associated with schools in distress are emerging. This… Read more
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum - 2021 Annual Conference Event07 Oct, 2021 to 09 Oct, 2021 The theme of this year's annual conference is Creativity and the Muse, with a focus on creativity and the “muses” (or inspirations) we look to in our work—particularly during these… Read more
American Federation for Children National Policy Summit Event29 Sep, 2021 to 30 Sep, 2021 The AFC National Policy Summit is advertised as "the nation’s premiere event on educational choice, joining together policymakers, advocates, and leading business and media figures to… Read more
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Tribal School Leader Toolkit PublicationNational Congress of American Indians01 Jan, 2018 The National Congress of American Indians has published a toolkit that  provides resources to help tribal nations assess the state of education for Native American, Alaska Native, and… Read more
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NCSRC Summer Chat Series on Community Engagement Webinar20 Jul, 2021 to 03 Aug, 2021 NCSRC held a series of three short "summer chats" inspired by the publication of our report, How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships. Like that publication,… Read more
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NCSRC Community Partnership Summer Chats Event20 Jul, 2021 to 03 Aug, 2021 The National Charter School Resource Center will hold a three-part Summer Chat series to discuss our new publication, How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships… Read more
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Identifying Distress in Charter Schools: A Workshop for Authorizers and State Departments of Education Webinar17 Jun, 2021 to 17 Jun, 2021 NCSRC hosted an interactive workshop to support authorizers and state departments of education in using its Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: Tools to Support… Read more
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How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships Reports16 Jun, 2021 Community partnerships empower charter schools by strengthening their capacity to serve the needs of students, families, and staff through deliberate partnerships with community-based… Read more
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: Tools to Support Authorizer Data Collection Toolkits01 Jun, 2021 This toolkit is a self-guided resource for authorizers to identify indicators of distress, audit their current data collection methods for evaluating indicators of distress, and assess… Read more
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SE Grantee Overviews Profiles This publication includes overviews of two State Entities (SE) who receive Charter School Programs (CSP) grants in order to open new charter schools and replicate and expand high-quality… Read more