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Reports | 21 Sep, 2020
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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 Tale of Two Grantees: How AppleTree Institute and Hiawatha Academies Are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in…

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National Labor Relations Board Decision Regarding Jurisdiction In Chicago Charter School Union Case Reports04 Jan, 2013 This December 14, 2012, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision finds that a private, non-profit corporation operating a Chicago, Illinois, charter school is not exempt from NLRB… Read more
Teacher Absence as a Leading Indicator of Student Achievement ReportsCenter for American Progress04 Dec, 2012 This November 2012 report from the Center for American Progress ranks states by the percentage of teachers absent more than 10 days during the 2009-10 school year. According to Teacher… Read more
Recent State Action on Teacher Effectiveness: What's in State Laws and Regulations? ReportsSara Mead, Bellwether Education Partners04 Sep, 2012 This August 2012 report from Bellwether Education Partners reviews changes in laws that address teacher effectiveness in selected states across the country. The report includes how charter… Read more
Why Are My Teachers Leaving? ReportsTeach Plus26 Jun, 2012 This 2012 report from Teach Plus cites research showing an annual teacher attrition rate of 25 percent in charter schools and focuses on ways of improving retention. The report notes the… Read more
Managing Talent for School Coherence: Learning From Charter Management Organizations ReportsCenter for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)07 Jun, 2012 A new report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) finds that charter school leaders hire teachers based on their fit with a school's mission. "Managing Talent for Schools… Read more
2012 Propel Training Institute: Inspiring Achievement Event16 May, 2012 to 17 May, 2012 This conference will focus on "transferable practices to inspire achievement in students, teachers, principals and administration." As a result of grant support from the U.S. Department of… Read more
Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness in Charter Schools: Exploring Initiatives to Develop and Reward Excellent Teachers Webinar18 Apr, 2012 to 18 Apr, 2012 The National Charter School Resource Center hosted a webinar April 18, 2012, which explored the exemplary teacher evaluation system that has been developed at Achievement First charter… Read more
Succession Planning in Charter Management Organizations: Sustaining the Future for Charter Schools Toolkits12 Apr, 2012 These reports and materials commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and posted on the website of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools focus on helping charter… Read more
LEAP Academy University Charter School’s Performance-Based Compensation Program ReportsCenter for Educator Compensation Reform06 Apr, 2012 This case summary from the Center for Educator Compensation Reform focuses on the LEAP Academy University Charter School’s performance-based compensation program. The summary covers the… Read more
Two Center for Educator Compensation Reform Webinars Focus on How Charter Schools Can Build Effective Performance Management Systems Publication06 Apr, 2012 These March 2012 webinars from the Center for Educator Compensation Reform (CECR) focus on how charter schools can build effective performance management and compensation systems.… Read more