Resources & Research

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STARTUP TEACHER EDUCATION: A Fresh Take on Teacher Credentialing

As education reformers across the country are working to improve student outcomes at scale, many are focusing on improving the teaching force.

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School Closures and Student Achievement: An Analysis of Ohio's Urban District and Charter Schools

Closing poor-performing schools is an increasingly prevalent strategy for improving public education. And the promise of school choice is based in part on the notion that the educational market will force poor-performing schools to close. However, policymakers know little about the academic impact of closure on the students it displaces.

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Case Study: Supporting Charter School Business Managers

This National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance profile of the Colorado Department of Education’s Business Managers Network details how the technical assistance and networking program supports charter school business managers through training and networking opportunities.

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Case Study: Leveraging Community Partnerships to Support Charter School Operations

This profile from the National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance details how Metropolitan Ministries Academy in Tampa, Florida, built strong relationships with community and corporate partners to provide financial support to the school.

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Case Study: Using Loans to Support Charter School Expansion

This National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance profile examines the California Charter Schools Association’s Charter School Growth Loan Program, a unique public-private partnership to provide working capital to the state’s charter school sector.