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District-Charter Collaboration: A User's Guide

This paper is intended for use by district and charter representatives interested in establishing a new collaboration or in increasing the effectiveness of an existing collaboration. The paper presents our methodology, an overview of the nature of district-charter collaborations, and a framework based on lessons learned from leaders involved in various capacities over the last fifteen years of these efforts.

The framework focuses on six factors critical to enabling a successful collaboration:

❯ Identify the Motivations for a District-Charter Collaboration

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Scaling Up High-Quality Charter Schools

How can the success of high-quality charter schools like the Harlem Success Academy be scaled up so more students can benefit from these schools of excellence? This critical question is the focus of this brief from the National Charter School Resource Center.