Resources & Research

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National Charter School Study 2013

This June 2013 report from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University provides analyses of charter school performance in 25 states and the District of Columbia and New York City, and provides comparisons with traditional public school performance.

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Shuttered Public Schools: The Struggle to Bring Old Buildings New Life

This 2013 report from the PEW Charitable Trusts focuses on the use of closed public school district buildings in 12 cities. The report notes that charter schools have occupied 42 percent of the surplus buildings in the cities since 2005 and that more than 300 unused sites remain.

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Making Room for New Public Schools: How Innovative School Districts are Learning to Share Public Education Facilities with Charter Schools

Through a combination of policy analysis and interviews with key stakeholders, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools produced this April 2011 report on charter schools that were able to secure vacant public school facilities from their local districts. The report concludes with a series of best practices recommendations based on the profiles.

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Human Capital Inventory and Alignment Worksheet

This resource was developed with funding from the Wallace Foundation to help education leaders better chart their human capital resources so they can be best directed to improve student achievement.
 

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Diagnostic Resource for Developing, Aligning and Sustaining Human and Resource Capital in Districts and Schools

This resource was developed with funding from the Wallace Foundation to help education leaders better align, develop, and sustain their human capital resources to improve student achievement. It is based on their field research.