NCSRC Authored Resources

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Webinar: For SEA Staff - Overview of CSP's Recently Released Dear Colleague Letter and of The National Charter School Resource Center Webinar08 Sep, 2016 Presenters: Amy Huber, Program Officer, U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC)… Read more
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Webinar: Rural Charter Schools - Building Bridges Webinar01 Sep, 2016 Description: This webinar highlights charter schools in rural America and focuses on the role of charter schools in rural communities and their efforts to build bridges with the… Read more
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Webinar: Using Data to Create Positive School Climates and Discipline Practices in Charter Schools - National Research and Examples from the Field Webinar21 Jul, 2016 to 21 Jul, 2016 School climate is a multi-faceted concept that describes the extent to which a school community creates and maintains a safe school campus; a supportive academic, disciplinary,… Read more
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Webinar: Charter Schools and Food Services: Options, Planning, and Decision-Making Webinar20 Jul, 2016 to 20 Jul, 2016 The webinar helped charter schools understand the options and alternatives involved at different stages of food service planning and decision-making. The following presenters… Read more
July 2016 Newsletter: Discipline Resources Newsletters01 Jul, 2016 Charter School Discipline Resources for Charter School Leaders The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) released three new resources for school leaders who are… Read more
Case Study: Student Discipline and School Climate in Charter Schools Case Study24 Jun, 2016 Students need a safe and supportive school environment to maximize their academic and social-emotional learning potential. A school’s discipline policies and practices directly… Read more
Rethinking School Discipline Webinar07 May, 2016 This resource includes three short videos illustrating the importance of why changing punitive discipline practices is important, how schools and districts could go about change,… Read more
Authorizer Evaluation Summary: An Analysis of Evaluations of Authorizer Quality ReportsNational Charter School Resource Center06 May, 2016 With 42 states and Washington D.C. now authorizing nearly 6,700 public charter schools that enroll approximately 3 million children (NAPCS, 2016), ensuring charter school quality… Read more
Indianapolis Mayor’s Office Case Study05 May, 2016 In 2001, at the urging of then-Mayor Bart Peterson, the Indiana legislature approved a law making Indianapolis the first U.S. city where the mayor can authorize charter schools.… Read more
DC Public Charter School Board Case Study14 Apr, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently visited the DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) to learn about its authorizing process, and more specifically,… Read more
Case Study: AppleTree Case Study06 Apr, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a successful and expanding network of charter schools for three- and four-year-olds and documented findings… Read more
Case Study: Camino Nuevo's Kayne Siart Campus Case Study18 Mar, 2016 Grades Served: K-8th Number of Students: 492 % of Hispanic/Latino Students: 98% % of African-American Students: 1% % of Other Students: 1% % of English Language Learners: 44% % of… Read more
March 2016 Newsletter: Rural Charter Schools Report Newsletters17 Mar, 2016 Harvesting Success, Charter Schools in Rural America While urban charter schools are achieving impressive gains, can charter schools improve outcomes for rural America? This topic… Read more
Harvesting Success: Charter Schools in Rural America ReportsMukta Pandit, Ibtissam Ezzeddine05 Feb, 2016 While urban charter schools are achieving impressive gains, can charter schools improve outcomes for rural America? This topic is an important one with more than 11 million… Read more
Turnaround Case Study: Cornerstone Prep Case Study19 Jan, 2016 Grades Served: PreK-5 Number of Students: 450 % of students who receive free or reduced meals: 99% % of students with disabilities: 15% % of English learners: 5% ​​Cornerstone… Read more