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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools
"Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools" labels and…
Reports | 21 Sep, 2020
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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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Charting the Course to Equity: K-12 Leaders of Color and Student Success

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A New Wave of School Integration ReportsHalley Potter and Kimberly Quick, with Elizabeth Davies, The Century Foundation09 Feb, 2016 Students in racially and socioeconomically integrated schools experience academic, cognitive, and social benefits that are not available to students in racially isolated, high-poverty… Read more
Measuring Up: Educational Improvement & Opportunity in 50 Cities ReportsMichael DeArmond, Patrick Denice, Betheny Gross, Jose Hernandez, & Ashley Jochim27 Oct, 2015 This report provides a new resource for understanding the state of urban public schools in the U.S. Geared specifically toward city leaders who want to evaluate how well traditional… Read more
Identifying, Selecting, and Retaining School Turnaround Leaders: How-To Modules ToolkitsThe Center on School Turnaround at WestEd12 Oct, 2015 To date, the range of efforts to turn around the nation’s low-performing schools has shown mixed results. A significant part of the challenge has been the lack of turnaround leaders… Read more
Charters without Borders ReportsHalley Potter, The Century Foundation01 Oct, 2015 Today—just like in 1966 or 2011—it is pretty much universally recognized that the school a child attends has a huge impact on that child’s educational opportunities, but the truth is that,… Read more
Families Empowered Publication25 Aug, 2015 Families Empowered is a nonprofit organization founded to support the escalating number of families searching for a great school for their child. Their stated mission "is to empower… Read more
Charter Schools Versus Traditional Public Schools: Comparing the Level of Public Support In School Year 2014-15 ReportsMichael Pih, New York City Independent Budget Office23 Jul, 2015 In this IBO report, Charter Schools Versus Traditional Public Schools: Comparing the Level of Public Support In School Year 2014-15,  shows that charter schools receive significantly less… Read more
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District-Charter Collaboration: A User's Guide ToolkitsMukta Pandit, Marina Walne, and Mina Kumar06 Jul, 2015 This paper is intended for use by district and charter representatives interested in establishing a new collaboration or in increasing the effectiveness of an existing collaboration. The… Read more
Success for English Learners in Charter Schools ReportsMatt Taylor; California Charter Schools Association01 Jul, 2015 This study explores trends in English Learner (EL) student enrollments and academic outcomes in California’s charter schools. Our data analyses included the use of publicly available data… Read more
Master Class: Parent & School Engagement for CSOs Event24 Jun, 2015 State-based CSOs provide a range of support to charter schools and serve as the epicenter for statewide best-practices. CSOs have a role to play in helping to empower charter schools to… Read more
Build A Strong Charter School Brand ToolkitsProof Branding23 Jun, 2015 "Build A Strong Charter School Brand", a free, downloadable guide designed for charter school administrators and leaders, addresses the common obstacles of funding, staffing, and enrollment… Read more