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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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… Read More
Paving a New Path: A Guidebook for Illinois Charter Public School Development ToolkitsIllinois Network of Charter Schools01 Jan, 2014 For the bulk of this book, we explore aspects of a high-quality charter school, such as the education plan, governance, operations, and the facility, one at a time, and outline… Read More
Special Education in Charter Schools: What We've Learned and What We Still Need to Know ToolkitsCRPE01 Dec, 2014 According to national averages, charter schools serve fewer students with special needs, leaving them open to charges that they are exclusionary. Charter leaders counter that when… Read More
Financing the Education of High-Need Students ToolkitsThomas B. Fordham Institute01 Nov, 2013 America’s approach to the education of children with disabilities is antiquated, costly, and ineffective. Far too many children emerge from our special-ed system without the… Read More
Serving English Language Learners: A Toolkit for Public Charter Schools ToolkitsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools 01 Jan, 1970 Historically, ELL academic performance has lagged behind that of non-ELL students. Nonetheless, these students come with a valuable advantage that sets them apart — the ability to… Read More
Stand-Out: A Guide to School Marketing ToolkitsColorado League of Charter Schools01 Jan, 1970 For over 20 years, the Colorado League of Charters Schools has supported charter schools in the state — helping schools reach higher levels of student performance and overall… Read More
Intentionally Diverse Charter Schools: A Toolkit for Charter School Leaders ToolkitsNora Kern, Safal Partners09 Jan, 2017 This toolkit is designed to help charter school leaders and their stakeholders design and implement intentionally diverse charter schools. It presents decisions and actions, along… Read More
Can You Afford That New Charter School Facility? ToolkitsCharter School Growth05 Jan, 2016 CSGF offers a tool that boards can use to answer the question: “how much building can I afford?”.
Protect Your Nonprofit's Tax Exempt Status ToolkitsCharter School Growth23 Sep, 2016 The National Council of Nonprofits provides a summary of the “hot button” issues that should be on your radar screen and links to resources about protecting and maintaining tax-… Read More
SUNY Fiscal Templates ToolkitsCharter School Growth23 Sep, 2016 SUNY’s collection of fiscal resources includes charter revision, renewal financial, and annual budget and audit templates for charter school boards.