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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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New Jersey Charter Schools Conference Event17 Oct, 2017 to 18 Oct, 2017 The Annual New Jersey Charter Schools Conference is the only annual professional development conference of its kind dedicated to bringing together the entire New Jersey charter school… Read more
Texas Charter School Conference Event11 Oct, 2017 to 13 Oct, 2017 TCSACon 2017 is the only statewide gathering of over 1,600 leaders and innovators of Texas’ public charter schools. There are so many ways we believe you can learn, grow and share at the… Read more
Florida Charter School Conference Event01 Nov, 2017 to 03 Nov, 2017 The Florida Charter School Conference is an annual event presented by the Florida Department of Education’s Office of K12 School Choice and the Florida Education Foundation. The conference… Read more
Alternative Strategies for Identifying High Performing Charter Schools in Texas PublicationLori L. Taylor & Paige Perez01 Jan, 2012 How do you identify a high-performing charter school? It is a crucially important policy question because any evaluation strategy that incorrectly identifies charter school performance… Read more
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A User’s Guide to Fiscal Oversight for Charter School Governing Boards and Authorizers ToolkitsSuzie Kim & Paul O'Neill30 Sep, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, presents two toolkits to foster proper fiscal oversight of charter schools. One toolkit is… Read more
Charter Accountability For District-Run Schools: Using ESSA to Create Contract-Based Accountability for Urban Public Education ReportsAndy Smarick, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 13 Oct, 2016 The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), gives states the opportunity to rethink their K-12 accountability systems. Gone are No Child Left Behind’s (NCLB) tight… Read more