Resources & Research

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El Sol Science and Arts Academy (Santa Ana, California) Family Handbook, 2011–2012

This is the 2011–2012 Family Handbook for El Sol Science and Arts Academy in Santa Ana, California. It describes the school's policies and procedures and includes the school's parent compact, which sets out expectations for parent involvement.

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Sacramento's High-Performing Schools Compact, District-Charter Collaboration

This September 2011 collaboration compact between the Sacramento (California) City Unified School District and the Sacramento Charter Community outlines areas for  collaboration such as allocation of facilities, transportation, special education administration, leader development, and charter schools’ role in innovation.

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LA's Quality Schools Compact

Los Angeles was among nine cities across the country where leaders signed agreements to work on charter and traditional school collaborations as part of an initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A copy of the Los Angeles agreement, LA's Quality Schools Compact: A Partnership of the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles Charter Community, was provided by the school district to the National Charter School Resource Center. The agreements were announced in December 2010.