Toolkits

The National Charter School Resource Center produces and gathers templates, best practices, and videos from supporting education organizations to provide the ultimate resource bank for the charter sector.

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Policy Framework for High-Quality Charter Authorizing Practices Toolkits06 Jul, 2020 The Policy Framework for High-Quality Charter Authorizing Practices (Framework) is a tool for assessing the State policy environment’s support for high-quality authorizing… Read More
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Shifting to At-Home Learning ToolkitsTNTP01 Mar, 2020 This toolkit provides school and network leaders with a framework to plan for improving their approach to serving all students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The framework includes… Read More
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SMART Objectives Toolkit ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center31 Jan, 2020 The SMART Objectives Toolkit from the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) is designed to help prospective and current Charter School Programs (CSP) grantees develop… 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… Read More
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Indiana Charter School Board Start-Up Manual ToolkitsIndiana Charter School Board25 Sep, 2018 The purpose of the Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) Start-Up Manual is to assist newly-awarded charter recipients with the completion of ICSB’s Pre-Opening Checklist items.… Read More
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Indiana Charter School Board Charter School Pre-Opening Checklist ToolkitsIndiana Charter School Board25 Sep, 2018 The Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) provides newly approved charter school organizer this pre-opening checklist as a guide to ensure all required activities are completed… Read More
Ohio School Boards Association Guide to Charter or Community Schools ToolkitsOhio School Boards Association13 Sep, 2018 The Guide to Charter or Community Schools publication from Ohio School Boards provides an informative snapshot of charter or community schools in Ohio. It provides information on… Read More
A Formula That Works: Five ways to Strengthen School Funding in Ohio ToolkitsBellwether Education Partners and Thomas B. Fordham Institute09 Mar, 2017 This research report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Bellwether Education Partners explores Ohio's education funding policies and includes several recommendations for… Read More
Charter School Governing Board Composition: A Toolkit for Board Members ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center12 Jun, 2018 Every child deserves to attend an excellent school. Public charter schools are governed by independent boards, and great charter schools need great boards. Serving on a charter… Read More
Charter School Governing Board Primer: School Leadership ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center17 Sep, 2018 Every child deserves to attend an excellent school. Public charter schools are governed by independent boards, and great charter schools need great boards. Serving on a charter… Read More