School Culture Resources

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Reports 05 Oct, 2022
“Creating Communities of Care: How Charter Schools can Develop Systems that Support Student Mental Health” provides new tools to help charter schools adapt to the changing needs… Read More
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Webinar 20 Jul, 2021 20 Jul, 2021 - 03 Aug, 2021
NCSRC held a series of three short "summer chats" inspired by the publication of our report, How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships.
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Reports 16 Jun, 2021
Community partnerships empower charter schools by strengthening their capacity to serve the needs of students, families, and staff through deliberate partnerships with community-… Read More
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Toolkits 23 Nov, 2020
Effective family engagement is an intentional and systematic partnership of educators, families, and community members who share the responsibility for a student’s preparation for… Read More
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Reports Julia Conrad Fisher & Daniela Doyle, Public Impact (founded by Walton) 01 May, 2019
Research report including brief cases of parents and charter partnership to support special education.
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Case Study 15 Feb, 2018
Students who attend the Native American Community Academy (NACA) demonstrate academic achievement, proficiency, retention, graduation, and college attendance rates that far… Read More
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Reports National Congress of American Indians 01 Jan, 2018
The National Congress of American Indians has published a toolkit that  provides resources to help tribal nations assess the state of education for Native American, Alaska Native… Read More
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Toolkits NACSA 25 Sep, 2017
The fifth video short in NACSA's Authorizer Voices series centers on how authorizers ensure access to charter schools for students with unique needs. Authorizers first give… Read More
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Newsletters 17 Aug, 2017
The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) produced a case study on Valor Collegiate Academies, an intentionally diverse charter management organization (CMO) that… Read More
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Webinar 19 Jan, 2017 19 Jan, 2017
A small but growing strategy among charter schools is to design and implement a model that aims to serve an all-encompassing variety of backgrounds, including, but not limited to… Read More