Opening & Expanding

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A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Public Charter School Communities ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools23 Oct, 2017 Over the past 12 years, public charter school enrollment has tripled in response to the growing demands for high-quality public school options. Charter schools currently serve more than 3… Read more
Academic Performance Framework and Guidelines ToolkitsArizona State Board for Charter Schools10 Oct, 2017 In October 2012, the Board adopted its Academic Performance Framework and Guidance (“academic framework”). The purpose of the academic framework is to communicate the Board’s academic… Read more
Guide to the Charter Renewal Process ToolkitsArizona State Board for Charter Schools10 Oct, 2017 This document provides guidance for charter holders that are eligible to submit a Renewal Application to the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools (“Board”), pursuant to A.R.S. §15-183(I… Read more
October 2017 Newsletter Newsletters06 Oct, 2017 $253 Million Dollars in New Federal Grants to Expand Charter Schools Announced The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the FY 2017 awards for three Charter Schools Program grant… Read more
Partnership Schools: New Governance Models for Creating Quality School Options in Districts ReportsRobin Lake01 Oct, 2017 In at least 10 U.S. cities, a new partnership schools model is emerging. This “third way” governance strategy can break through contentious district-charter divides and could help improve… Read more
Better Together: Ensuring Quality District Schools in Times of Charter Growth and Declining Enrollment ReportsRobin Lake01 Sep, 2017 CPRE’s report finds that most major school districts have not taken advantage of crucial opportunities to reduce costs as their enrollment has decreased. School districts must learn to make… Read more
Lights Off: Practice and Impact of Closing Low-Performing Schools Reports24 Aug, 2017 For decades, communities across the country have grappled with the problem of public K-12 schools that do not deliver high-quality education to the students they serve. After more than a… Read more
June 2017 Newsletter Newsletters27 Jun, 2017 Case Study on Personalized Learning at Cornville Regional Charter School The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently visited a successful and expanding charter school in… Read more