NCSRC Authored Resources

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
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
SEA Webinar: Use of Funds Webinar15 Dec, 2015 During this webinar, geared to SEAs, the Department of Education provided an overview of allowable uses of CSP funding and program requirements. In addition, the Washington DC… Read more
SEA Webinar Series Annual Independent Audits Webinar03 Dec, 2015 As part of the NCSRC's SEA webinar series, this presentation focuses on financial audits and SEA review processes. Surveys indicate that the majority of authorizers require… Read more
District-Charter Collaboration: Aldine ISD & YES Prep Case Study19 Oct, 2015 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a large and expanding district-charter collaboration and documented findings in five videos. Aldine… Read more
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Serving Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools Webinar15 Sep, 2015 Students with disabilities are a growing student population in charter schools. According to federal law, all schools, including charter schools, are obligated to serve students… Read more
Case Study: Two Rivers Case Study24 Jun, 2015 Background Two Rivers Public Charter School is a high-performing PK-8 school located in Washington, D.C. More than three dozen parents from the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood… Read more
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SEA Webinar: Early Childhood Learning in Charter Schools Webinar18 Jun, 2015 Early Learning programs have emerged as an intervention to the historical and pervasive gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students. This webinar explores early learning… Read more
Student Achievement in Charter Schools: What the Research Shows ReportsNCSRC06 May, 2015 The charter sector has grown dramatically since its beginnings in Minnesota almost a quarter of a century ago. Today, an estimated 2.5 million children attend approximately 6,400… Read more
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Credit Enhancement Webinar: May 2015 Workshop Preparation Webinar04 May, 2015 to 04 May, 2015 The sixth of six credit enhancement webinars covered: Credit Enhancement Program updates Credit Enhancement data analysis Credit Enhancement feasibility report update Credit… Read more
An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in California ReportsThe National Charter School Resource Center, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, and the California Charter Schools Association20 Apr, 2015 The National Charter School Resource Center (“Resource Center”), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (“League”), the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (Alliance) and… Read more
Finding Space: Charters in District Facilities ReportsJim Griffin, Leona Christy and Jody Ernst09 Mar, 2015 Accessing affordable facilities has long been identified as one of the most significant challenges facing charter schools. In response to this challenge, an array of policy and… Read more