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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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Engaging English Learner Families In Charter Schools ReportsLeona Christy, Safal Partners; Juli Kim and Bryan C. Hassel, Public Impact14 Oct, 2014 English Learner (EL) students are the fastest growing demographic group among school children in the United States, with the number of ELs in K-12 public schools increasing by about 14%… 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
Charter Schools and Military Communities: A Toolkit ToolkitsNational Charter School Resource Center18 Nov, 2014 Charter Schools and Military Communities: A Toolkit features information on charter schools serving the needs of military families and tools to help additional military communities… Read more
Parent Involvement in Urban Charter Schools: New Strategies for Increasing Participation ReportsJoanna Smith, Priscilla Wohlstetter, Chuan Ally Kuzin, and Kris De Pedro11 Jul, 2011 This report in the School Community Journal at the Academic Development Institute examines parent involvement programs at twelve charter schools across six U.S. states using Epstein's model… Read more
Community Day Charter Public School Case Study15 Jun, 2014 Background Community Day is a mission-driven charter school that has successfully narrowed the achievement gap for students who are Latino, low-income, and English Language Learners by… Read more
How Do School Leaders Respond to Competition ReportsHuriya Jabbar, Education Research Alliance27 Mar, 2015 This paper examines New Orleans school leaders’ perceptions of competition and their responses to it. This paper will focus on schools’ responses to competition rather than student outcomes… Read more
Teacher Talent Toolbox ToolkitsThe New Teacher Project (TNTP)01 Mar, 2011 The New Teacher Project (TNTP) has assembled a toolkit of strategies and resources to help charter schools develop and manage their talent. TNTP partnered with high-performing charter… Read more
Teachers in the Age of Digital Instruction ReportsBryan C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel01 Nov, 2011 Brayn C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel of Public Impact, writing for the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, envision a future with fewer teachers but more instructors filling new roles. In… 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
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