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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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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
Personnel Policy in Charter Schools Reports02 Aug, 2010 This 2001 report from the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation focuses on personnel practices at charter schools in seven states sampled in a survey and includes information about staffing,… 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
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
Troops To Teachers, Data on Charter School Hires by State and Year PublicationDefense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support29 Mar, 2011 At least 385 military personnel who have participated in the Department of Defense’s Troops To Teachers (TTT) program have gone to jobs at charter schools, according to this data table … Read more
Troops To Teachers, Employment Demographics Report ReportsDefense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)29 Mar, 2011 This Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) report reviews the demographics of Troops To Teachers (TTT), established in 1994 as a Department of Defense program. The… 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
Parallel Patterns: Teacher Attrition in Charter vs. District Schools ReportsBetheny Gross and Michael DeArmond, Center on Reinventing Public Education 01 Sep, 2010 Teacher turnover in charter schools is more likely driven by the same factors that lead teachers to leave traditional public schools than a so-called “charter effect,” according to a… 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
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