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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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A Strategic Approach to School Improvement Using the Four Domains Webinar30 Jun, 2020 to 30 Jun, 2020 "Empathy and sympathy cannot lead to academic apathy. COVID is the catalyst for all to refine schools." -Quest Academy Wondering how your peers are tackling school improvement in the wake… Read more
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How AppleTree Institute and Hiawatha Academies Are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their Communities Webinar29 Jul, 2020 to 29 Jul, 2020 How have CMOs expanded and replicated high-quality schools? The National Charter School Resource Center connected with leaders from AppleTree Institute and Hiawatha Academies to find out… Read more
State Entity Grantee Profiles
SE Grantee Profiles Profiles Read about the SE grants to the Indiana Department of Education (2017), the New York State Education Department (2018), the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (2018), and the… Read more
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today ReportsBellwether Education Partners22 Jan, 2019 Bellwether Education Partners (Bellwether) summarizes policies and trends and the current status of charter schools in the United States in this January 2019 presentation. The data in the… Read more
Case Study: AppleTree Case Study06 Apr, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a successful and expanding network of charter schools for three- and four-year-olds and documented findings in a… Read more
New School Development: A Toolkit for Charter Support Organizations and Charter School Founders ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center10 Apr, 2018 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) released a new toolkit to help Charter Support Organizations (CSOs) and charter school founders find key resources on opening a new… Read more
Deep Community Engagement at the Native American Community Academy (NACA) Case Study15 Feb, 2018 Students who attend the Native American Community Academy (NACA) demonstrate academic achievement, proficiency, retention, graduation, and college attendance rates that far outpace their… Read more
Authorizer Voices: Serving Students with Unique Needs ToolkitsNACSA25 Sep, 2017 The fifth video short in NACSA's Authorizer Voices series centers on how authorizers ensure access to charter schools for students with unique needs. Authorizers first give parents… Read more
August 2017 Newsletter Newsletters17 Aug, 2017 Case Study on Valor Collegiate Academies The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) produced a case study on Valor Collegiate Academies, an intentionally diverse charter management… Read more
Bridging the District-Charter Divide to Help More Students Succeed ReportsRobin Lake, Sarah Yatsko, Sean Gill, Alice Opalka01 Jan, 2017 Animosity between school districts and charter schools has been the norm since the nation’s first charter school opened in 1992, but that is now starting to change. In at least 35 urban… Read more