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The Policy Framework for High-Quality Charter Authorizing Practices (…
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Measuring Quality: A Resource Guide for Authorizers and Alternative Schools
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State Policy Snapshot: Facilities Funding for Public Charter Schools
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today

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Guidance: New Charter Petitions ToolkitsIdaho Public Charter School Commission25 Jul, 2018 This guide is intended to give you tools for successful navigation of the charter petitioning process. It provides some basic information about public charter schools and an outline of the… Read more
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SE Webinar: CMOs, Authorizers, and the Charter Schools Program Webinar17 Jul, 2018 to 17 Jul, 2018 Facilitator: Nelson Smith, Independent Consultant with Authorizing Background Presenter:  Alison Bagg, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Alex Medler, National… Read more
Quality Practice Project: Leadership, Commitment, Judgment: Elements of Successful Charter School Authorizing ReportsNational Association of Charter School Authorizers01 Jun, 2018 Great authorizers—those with strong portfolios of charter schools—are moving the needle for their communities. But what exactly do these authorizers do differently to achieve stellar… Read more
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Building Capacity to Provide Quality Special Education Services and Supports: A Toolkit of Emerging Best Practices and Opportunities for Charter Support Organizations ToolkitsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools07 May, 2018 This eight-page toolkit by the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) provides opportunities and best practices for charter school support organizations (CSOs) to… Read more
Virtual Charter School Accountability: What We Can Do Now ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center07 Mar, 2018 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), in collaboration with the National Association for Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), has developed a tool for authorizers and states… Read more
Leadership, Commitment, Judgment: Elements of Successful Charter School Authorizing ReportsNational Association of Charter Schools Authorizers27 Feb, 2018 Great authorizers implement foundational best practices that NACSA has promoted for years. But to achieve outstanding outcomes, more is needed. When compared to others nationally, great… Read more
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Key Trends in Special Education in Charter Schools: Secondary Analysis of the Civil Rights Data Collection ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools07 Feb, 2018 Using data from the 2013-2014 U.S. Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) examines the status of… Read more
Shackled Education Pioneers: Idaho’s Public Charter Schools at 20 ReportsTerry Ryan and Julie Hahn, Bluum16 Jan, 2018 As Idaho marks 20 years since the first charter schools opened in the Gem State in 1998 it is worth looking back at how the public charter movement started here. That’s the primary purpose… Read more
January 2018 Newsletter Newsletters03 Jan, 2018 STEM Curriculum Paired with Creativity Boosts Outdoor Education Knowledge Key Takeaways: Flagstaff Academy encourages creativity and a strong foundation in science and technology through a… Read more
Idaho Public Charter School Commission 2017 Annual Report ToolkitsIdaho Public Charter School Commission01 Jan, 2018 This annual report provides an overview of the Idaho Public Charter School Commission's activities during 2017.