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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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Retrofitting Bureaucracy: Factors Influencing Charter Schools’ Access to Federal Entitlement Programs ReportsLauren Morando Rhim & Dana Brinson of Public Impact for The Center on Innovation & Improvement01 Jan, 2010 This 2010 research study from the Center on Innovation & Improvement focuses on how states have adapted existing regulations and procedures to ensure that their charter schools… Read more
Fordham Institute 'Conversation' on Authorizing Charter Schools in Ohio Event26 Aug, 2010 The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is holding a discussion about its upcoming book, Ohio’s Education Reform Challenges: Lessons From the Frontlines at its Washington, D.C., headquarters from… Read more
2010 NACSA Leadership Conference Event18 Oct, 2010 to 21 Oct, 2010 Scheduled for Oct. 18-21 in Scottsdale, Ariz., the National Association of Charter School Authorizers Leadership Conference brings together public officials, education leaders,… Read more
Charter School Authorizer Summit - Building Charter School Quality: The Benefits of Quality Authorizing Event17 Jun, 2010 This free full day event is designed for charter school authorizers across the state of Colorado and will have content for superintendents, school board members, charter school liaisons,… Read more
The Quality Authorizing Challenge PublicationNational Charter School Resource Center09 Apr, 2010 The Charter School Center's April 2010 newsletter focuses on the challenge of implementing quality authorization processes in a time of scarce resources.It offers a range of strategies,… Read more
18th Annual California Charter Schools Conference Event07 Mar, 2011 to 09 Mar, 2011 Presented by the California Charter Schools Association, at the San Diego Convention Center.
Volunteers of America of Minnesota Charter School Sponsorship Program ReportsU.S. Department of Education23 Feb, 2010 A U.S. Department of Education profile of the first nonprofit in the nation to become a charter school authorizer, which focuses on developing education options that fill a targeted void.