NCSRC Authored Resources

October 2018 Newsletter Newsletters15 Oct, 2018 NCSRC Resource Round-Up: Back to School Resources for Charter Schools The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) is marking the new school year with a resource round-up,… Read more
Impact of ESSA Provisions on Authorizing ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center11 Oct, 2018 Charter schools face high-stakes accountability. When charter schools fail to perform as expected, including as measured on state tests, authorizers are often expected to close… Read more
Charter School Turnaround at University Preparatory Schools Case Study26 Sep, 2018 “College starts in kindergarten.” That is the motto of University Preparatory Schools (University Prep) public charter school network in Denver, CO, where scholars in grades K-5… Read more
Accessing Federal Programs: A Guidebook for Charter School Operators and Developers ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center24 Sep, 2018 The U.S. Department of Education (ED) funds and administers education programs for a variety of purposes and recognizes and rewards excellence and improvement by students, schools… Read more
September 2018 Newsletter, Part 2 Newsletters20 Sep, 2018 New NCSRC Dashboard Presents Deep Dive Into How States Use Charter Schools Program Funding The largest portion of funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter… Read more
CSO Webinar - Communicating with Credibility Event19 Sep, 2018 Peer Facilitators: Tomeika Bowden, DC Public Charter School Board   Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center     Maggie Meyers, Washington State Charter Schools… Read more
Webinar Survey: Communicating with Credibility Event19 Sep, 2018 Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. The purpose of the survey is to obtain information about how well the event met its objectives and your needs. Your feedback… 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
Charter School Governing Board Recruitment Tools ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center17 Sep, 2018 To recruit strategically, boards must know the qualities and skills that already exist around the table and what they are seeking. This tool provides assessments and sample board… Read more
September 2018 Newsletter Newsletters11 Sep, 2018 New NCSRC Webinar Explores CMO Oversight A growing proportion of charter schools belong to non-profit networks of schools, referred to as Charter Management Organizations (CMOs).… Read more
Webinar: The CSO Role in New School Development Webinar06 Sep, 2018 to 06 Sep, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Linda Brown, Building Excellent Schools Damon Norris, Arizona Charter Schools Association Kathy… Read more
SE Webinar: State Strategies to Provide Technical Assistance: How States are Strengthening Authorizing Webinar05 Sep, 2018 to 05 Sep, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Carol Beck, Maryland State Department of Education Adam Emerson, Florida Department of Education… Read more
Webinar: Facilities Supports & the CSO's Role Webinar15 Aug, 2018 to 15 Aug, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Lorna Beckett, Colorado League of Charter Schools Jim Griffin, Momentum Strategies Alton Kimura, U.S… Read more
ED Soliciting Comments on Grants to Charter Management Organizations Newsletters14 Aug, 2018 The U.S. Department of Education's Charter Schools Program (CSP) recently released a notice of proposed priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for the CSP’s… Read more