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New School Development: A Toolkit for Charter Support Organizations and Charter School Founders ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center10 Apr, 2018 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) released a new toolkit to help Charter Support Organizations (CSOs) and charter school founders find key resources on opening a new… Read more
The Slowdown in Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions ReportsRobin Lake, Trey Cobb, Roohi Sharma, Alice Opalka29 Jan, 2018 This report shows the rate of new charter school growth has slowed significantly in recent years. The 2016-2017 school year marked the first time in at least 10 years when more Bay Area… Read more
Chicago’s Charter High Schools: Organizational Features, Enrollment, School Transfers, and Student Performance Reports14 Nov, 2017 The study found that, on average, charter high schools in Chicago look similar to non-charter schools on some dimensions of organizational capacity and some measures of student performance… Read more
Interdistrict Open Enrollment in Ohio: Participation and Student Outcomes PublicationStéphane Lavertu and Deven Carlson06 Jun, 2017 The Interdistrict Open Enrollment in Ohio: Participation and Student Outcomes publication from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute is a first of its kind analysis conducted by Ohio State… Read more
Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016 ReportsInstitute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics01 Aug, 2016 Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that… Read more
Backfill in Charter High Schools: Practices to Learn From and Questions to be Answered ReportsCRPE14 Aug, 2015 Backfill, or whether charter high schools fill open seats after initial enrollment, has become a contentious issue for those in and around the charter sector. Some have criticized urban… Read more
Headed for the Exits: Comparing Characteristics of Leavers from Charter Schools to Traditional Public Schools in Denver Public Schools ReportsDr. Marcus Winters, Dr. Dick M. Carpenter, II, and Dr. Grant Clayton01 Jun, 2015 In this paper, we use student-level longitudinal data from a large urban school district with a growing and effective charter sector–Denver, Colorado–to expand upon recent research… Read more
Startup Teacher Education: A Fresh Take on Teacher Credentialing ReportsThomas Arnett01 Jun, 2015 As education reformers across the country are working to improve student outcomes at scale, many are focusing on improving the teaching force. This case study describes how three groups of… Read more
Pushed Out? Low-Performing Students and New York City Charter Schools ReportsMarcus Winters, Ph.D.01 Mar, 2015   The significant growth of charter schools in the United States has brought praise for the excellent results achieved by some schools as well as criticism that charter schools may not be… Read more
Charter School Teacher Recruitment and Selection Toolkit ToolkitsDelaware Department of Education03 Oct, 2014 In recent years, the Delaware Department of Education has promoted the use of  human capital strategies by public school districts and schools as part of the  Delaware State Board of… Read more