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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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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
Promoting Healthy Diets through Nutrition Education and Changes in the Food Environment ReportsCorinna Hawkes, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)30 Nov, 2013 An unhealthy diet is one of the key risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs). For example, inadequate consumption of fruit and vegetables increases the risk for cardiovascular… Read more
Nutrition to Grow On: A Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education Curriculum for Upper Elementary School Children ReportsJennifer Morris and Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis15 Apr, 2013 This curriculum was developed with the health and well-being of the nation’s children in mind. Substantial evidence confirms that improving dietary and physical activity habits can optimize… Read more
Evaluation of Professional Development in the Use of Arts-Integrated Activities With Mathematics Content: Findings From the Evaluation of the Wolf Trap Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant ReportsMeredith Ludwig, Ed.D. and Mengli Song, Ph.D.19 Jan, 2016 The American Institute for Research conducted a four-year evaluation of a Wolf Trap Foundation Teacher Professional Development Program and found it had a positive impact on the math… Read more
Arizona Charter Schools Association: Start a School PublicationArizona Charter Schools Association01 Jan, 2011 The website for the Arizona Charter Schools Association provides guidance to those interested in starting a charter school in the Grand Canyon state. The Start a Charter School page… 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
Colorado Charter School Guidebook, 2018-2019 ReportsColorado Charter School Institute01 May, 2018 The CSI Guidebook is designed to support CSI School Leaders and school staff.
CSI Annual Review of Schools Reports (2017) ReportsColorado Charter School Institute01 Dec, 2017 The CSI Annual Review of Schools (CARS) is the system used to annually evaluate and accredit its schools based on Academic, Financial, and Organizational Performance Frameworks.
Charter School Teacher Recruitment and Selection Toolkit ToolkitsDelaware Department of Education03 Oct, 2014 In recent years, the Delaware Department of Education has promoted the use of  human capital strategies by public school districts and schools as part of the  Delaware State Board of… 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