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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)

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Voting With Their Feet: A State-Level Analysis of Public Charter School and District Public School Trends ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools01 Sep, 2021 Based on data collected and analyzed by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, during the first full school year of the COVID pandemic, the charter sector is likely to have… Read more
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Expanding What Works: Practical Authorizing Policies to Promote Quality Growth ReportsNational Association of Charter School Authorizers12 Nov, 2020 In this report, NACSA, together with the Charter School Growth Fund, examines and identifies the policies and authorizing practices that support the expansion and replication of high-… Read more
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Accessing Federal Programs: A Guidebook for Charter School Operators and Developers Toolkits04 Apr, 2022 The U.S. Department of Education (ED) funds and administers education programs for a variety of purposes and recognizes and rewards excellence and improvement by students, schools, and… Read more
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The Charter Connection - November 2021 Newsletters18 Nov, 2021   First Things First - Thank You! 2021 was full of challenges and triumphs for educators and students as many of you navigated the return to in-person school. In response, NCSRC spent 2021… Read more
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When Your Reputation Precedes You Webinar01 Feb, 2022 to 01 Feb, 2022 NCSRC hosted an interactive webinar, titled “When Your Reputation Precedes You,” to help charter school leaders identify issues regarding their school’s reputation and how failing to… Read more
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: A School Leader and Board Member Master Class Learning Module Introduction As a school leader or board member, your goal is to provide students attending your charter school with a well-rounded and high-quality education while positioning your school… Read more
Bright clouds with thtIdentifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: An Authorizer Master Class
Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: An Authorizer Master Class Learning Module Introduction Charter school authorizers are committed to fostering high-quality educational opportunities for all students. To fulfill this objective, it is imperative for authorizers to… Read more
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Preparing, Preventing, and Responding to Stave Off Distress in Charter Schools Webinar27 Oct, 2021 to 27 Oct, 2021 NCSRC hosted an interactive webinar to support charter school leaders and board members in applying the findings from the report Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools, Part… Read more
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Capacity-Building Guide for Founding Native American Charter Schools Toolkits07 Oct, 2021 Charter schools are a viable option for Native American tribal communities to engage in and support sovereignty and self-determination in education. The charter model affords the autonomy… Read more
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The Charter Connection - August 2021 Newsletters24 Aug, 2021 Back-to-School Supports for English Learners English Learners (ELs) were tremendously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and require special consideration as schools prepare for a new year… Read more