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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools
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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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2013 Leadership Update Conference Event28 Oct, 2013 to 29 Oct, 2013 The conference of the Charter Schools Development Center is an annual event designed to provide charter school leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive during the school year… Read more
Everyone At The Table: Engaging Teachers in Evaluation Reform PublicationAmerican Institutes for Research and Public Agenda23 Oct, 2013 Everyone At The Table: Engaging Teachers in Evaluation Reform provides resources to support meaningful dialogue about the topic.The website provides planning materials, strategies to get… Read more
Performance Management: Evaluating Charter School Academic Performance Webinar17 Sep, 2013 to 17 Sep, 2013 This National Charter School Resource Center webinar focused on the Core Academic Performance Framework developed by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA). The… Read more
Challenges for Charter School with Special Education: Issues of Concern for Charter School Authorizers and Service Providers ReportsLeman Kaniturk Kose06 Jul, 2013 Charter schools, as one type of school choice, have been attracting a growing number of students since first inception in Minnesota in 1991. Although charter schools are a fledgling reform… Read more
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