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“A Synthesis of Research on Charter School Facilities” examines the…
Reports | 06 Oct, 2020
Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools
Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools Part 1: The Role and Perspective of Charter School Authorizers
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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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VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities: Resources for Educators and Parents ReportsDepartment of VSA and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts21 Sep, 2015 A list of resources that are designed to help educators and parents gain more useful information on the relationship of arts, education, and disabilities, especially for children with… Read more
Backfill in Charter High Schools: Practices to Learn From and Questions to be Answered ReportsCRPE14 Aug, 2015 Backfill, or whether charter high schools fill open seats after initial enrollment, has become a contentious issue for those in and around the charter sector. Some have criticized urban… Read more
Success for English Learners in Charter Schools ReportsMatt Taylor; California Charter Schools Association01 Jul, 2015 This study explores trends in English Learner (EL) student enrollments and academic outcomes in California’s charter schools. Our data analyses included the use of publicly available data… Read more
Headed for the Exits: Comparing Characteristics of Leavers from Charter Schools to Traditional Public Schools in Denver Public Schools ReportsDr. Marcus Winters, Dr. Dick M. Carpenter, II, and Dr. Grant Clayton01 Jun, 2015 In this paper, we use student-level longitudinal data from a large urban school district with a growing and effective charter sector–Denver, Colorado–to expand upon recent research… Read more
Startup Teacher Education: A Fresh Take on Teacher Credentialing ReportsThomas Arnett01 Jun, 2015 As education reformers across the country are working to improve student outcomes at scale, many are focusing on improving the teaching force. This case study describes how three groups of… Read more
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Guidance: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program ReportsUSDA SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)01 Apr, 2015 This Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 SNAP-Ed Guidance provides instructions for development and submission of State nutrition education and obesity prevention grant program plans (SNAP-Ed Plans). The… Read more
Productivity Returns to Experience in the Teacher Labor Market: ReportsJohn P. Papay, Matthew A. Kraft24 Mar, 2015 We present new evidence on the relationship between teacher productivity and job experience. Econometric challenges require identifying assumptions to model the within-teacher returns to… Read more
Charter School Laws Across the States 2015: Rankings and Scorecards ReportsCenter for Education Reform16 Mar, 2015 Strong charter laws feature independent, multiple authorizers, few limits on expansion, equitable funding, and high levels of school autonomy. CER’s rankings take into consideration not… Read more
Pushed Out? Low-Performing Students and New York City Charter Schools ReportsMarcus Winters, Ph.D.01 Mar, 2015   The significant growth of charter schools in the United States has brought praise for the excellent results achieved by some schools as well as criticism that charter schools may not be… Read more
The Condition of Education: 2014 in Review ReportsUnited States Department of Education23 Feb, 2015 This comprehensize report includes essential information on charter schools: Section 9 on Charter School Enrollment & Section16 on Characteristics of Traditional Public and Public… Read more