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Join the authors and contributors for an exclusive discussion of the…
Reports | 21 Sep, 2020
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The Death Spiral: Identifying Early Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools (A Conversation with Authorizers)
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How NYSED and NCDPI are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their States
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How are State Entities Improving Authorizing? An NCSRC Policy Framework and Technical Assistance in CSP States

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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools Part 1: The Role and Perspective of Charter School Authorizers Reports21 Sep, 2020 Join the authors and contributors for an exclusive discussion of the report’s findings.  Register To Attend Indicators of Distress (And What They Mean in the Charter Sector) Wednesday,… Read more
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Risk in Charter School Lending: Indicators of Distress and the Charter School Growth Fund’s Approach to Risk Management Webinar16 Sep, 2020 to 16 Sep, 2020 Charter school lenders make decisions every day about which schools to provide financial support to while weighing the risks associated with making those decisions. The purpose of this… Read more
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The Death Spiral: Identifying Early Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools (A Conversation with Authorizers) Webinar09 Sep, 2020 to 09 Sep, 2020 Charter school authorizers from across the country joined together to explore the findings of NCSRC’s Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools report. They heard from their… Read more
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How NYSED and NCDPI are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their States Webinar11 Aug, 2020 to 11 Aug, 2020 How are State Entity (SE) grantees working to make an impact in their States? The National Charter School Resource Center connected with leaders from the North Carolina Department of Public… Read more
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How are State Entities Improving Authorizing? An NCSRC Policy Framework and Technical Assistance in CSP States Webinar09 Jul, 2020 to 09 Jul, 2020 How are State Entity grantees working to improve authorizing through their CSP grants? View this recording to learn how Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are using grant funds to advance… Read more
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Policy Framework for High-Quality Charter Authorizing Practices Toolkits06 Jul, 2020 The State role in creating strong authorizing environments is critical. By legislating and creating State requirements in policy, States guide authorizers in using best practices that… Read more
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Measuring Quality: A Resource Guide for Authorizers and Alternative Schools ReportsNational Charter School Institute01 Oct, 2019 The National Charter School Institute's A-GAME project and National Authorizer Leadership Team members are focused on "getting accountability right" for alternative education campuses. This… Read more
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State Policy Snapshot: Facilities Funding for Public Charter Schools ReportsCharter School Facility Center at National Alliance for Public Charter Schools22 Jun, 2019 Charter school leaders struggle to find suitable and affordable facilities to house their growing student populations.  This report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (… Read more
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today ReportsBellwether Education Partners22 Jan, 2019 Bellwether Education Partners (Bellwether) summarizes policies and trends and the current status of charter schools in the United States in this January 2019 presentation. The data in the… Read more
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Impact of ESSA Provisions on Authorizing ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center11 Oct, 2018 Charter schools face high-stakes accountability. When charter schools fail to perform as expected, including as measured on state tests, authorizers are often expected to close them. While… Read more