Resources & Research

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Impact Aid Program, FY 2013 Section 8003, Application Presentation

This presentation from the U.S. Department of Education's Impact Aid Program describes the funding program that is designed to help compensate for the loss of revenue or additional responsibilities for local public schools associated with a federal presence, including tax-exempt lands and military facilities. The presentation provides information about how to apply, including sample forms and documentation requirements.

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Charter Schools: Solutions for DoD Families

This presentation summarizes the start-up and operation of Belle Chasse Academy charter school on Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base New Orleans in Louisiana.

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Military Child Education, National Charter Schools Conference

This presentation provides context and background about the education of students from military families and the role of charter schools. Dr. Jean Silvernail, Director, Education Division, U.S. Pacific Command, presented the information at the 2011 National Charter Schools Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, as part of a panel about charter schools on military bases. The presentation covers issues related to the high mobility of military families and the demand for charter schools and the challenges they face.

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Charter School Start-Up Summary, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Arizona

This presentation summarizes the start-up of the Sonoran Science Academy charter school on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. Base Deputy Civil Engineer Michael Toriello delivered the presentation at the 2011 National Charter Schools Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, as part of a panel about charter schools on military bases. The presentation covers the conditions that drove interest in starting a charter school, facility planning, selection of a school developer, communication and outcomes.

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Davis-Monthan Charter School, Informational Slide Presentation

This presentation from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base provides information about the development of a charter school for the base in Tucson, Arizona, including background about the impetus for the school, the planning process, and impacts and results.