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Building a Positive School Climate Through Restorative Practices ReportsLearning Policy Institute18 Apr, 2021 This publication by the Learning Policy Institute reviews research that illustrates the benefits of restoratice discipline practices, rather than exclusionary discipline practices, and how… Read more
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The Charter Connection - February 2021 Newsletters18 Feb, 2021 What's Happening Here's what you may have missed from NCSRC in the past few months: Assessing School Quality This NCSRC tool can lead schools' data-driven school improvement process using… Read more
Deep Community Engagement at the Native American Community Academy (NACA) Case Study15 Feb, 2018 Students who attend the Native American Community Academy (NACA) demonstrate academic achievement, proficiency, retention, graduation, and college attendance rates that far outpace their… Read more
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Webinar: Tracking Outcomes Beyond School Webinar17 Aug, 2017 Facilitator: Alex Medler,Senior Director, National Charter Schools Resource Center Presenters: Benjamin Feit, Vice President of Strategy and Chief of Staff, Democracy Prep Public Schools… Read more
Valor Collegiate Academies: Charter Schools Intentionally Designed to Serve Diverse Students and Families Case Study15 Dec, 2016 As public schools of choice, charter schools can implement a school model that aims to recruit, enroll, serve, and maintain a diverse student body while being held accountable for student… Read more
Grappling With Discipline in Autonomous Schools: New Approaches From D.C. and New Orleans ReportsBetheny Gross, Sivan Tuchman, Sarah Yatsko, Center for Reinventing Public Education13 Jun, 2016 This report profiles leading efforts by two cities to bring consistency and fairness to discipline practices in both district and charter schools—with promising early results: Washington, D… Read more
Authorizers Are Not Monolithic on School Discipline: How Charter School Authorizers Differ in School Discipline Engagement ReportsNational Association of Charter Schools Authorizers15 Aug, 2016 In theory, authorizers play an important role in decisions regarding charter schools and student discipline, as they are the bodies responsible for protecting the public interest, while… Read more
White Paper: An Honest Approach to Discipline ReportsDC Public Charter School Board07 Jul, 2016 This white paper examines our approach to supporting decreased out-of-school suspension rates and highlights strategies put in place by three DC public charter school networks - Center City… Read more
Charter School Discipline: Examples of Policies and School Climate Efforts from the Field ReportsNora Kern, Suzie Kim, Safal Partners28 Jun, 2016 The report profiles four charter schools with innovative approaches to discipline: Health Sciences High and Middle College, KIPP Bay Area Schools, New Orleans College Prep Network, and Rowe… Read more
Charter School Discipline Toolkit: A Toolkit for Charter School Leaders ToolkitsSuzie Kim, Safal Partners28 Jun, 2016 The NCSRC presents a toolkit on ways that school leaders can rethink student discipline and school climate. The five enabling factors in the planning and implementation of discipline reform… Read more