Policy Maker Resources

All Policy Maker Resources

Webinar: Intentionally Diverse Charter Schools Webinar19 Jan, 2017 Presenters: Franklin Headley (Principal, Voice Charter School) and Dhamana Stamps (Dean of Students, DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School). Nora Kern (National Charter School... Read more
SEA Webinar: Logic Models and Theories of Change: Developing and Using Tools for Effective Public Programs Webinar21 Dec, 2016 Presenters:          Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter Schools Resource Center         Adam Emerson, Charter Schools Director, Florida Department of Education This... Read more
Charter Accountability For District-Run Schools: Using ESSA to Create Contract-Based Accountability for Urban Public Education ReportsAndy Smarick, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools 13 Oct, 2016 The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), gives states the opportunity to rethink their K-12 accountability systems. Gone are No Child Left Behind’s (... Read more
A New Model Law for Supporting High-Quality Charter Public Schools: Second Edition ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools5 Oct, 2016 A New Model Law for Supporting High-Quality Charter Public Schools: Second Edition calls on state policymakers to strengthen the laws governing charter schools. In this revised... Read more
Charter School Boards in the Nation’s Capital ReportsJuliet Squire and Allison Crean Davis30 Sep, 2016 Tens of thousands of individuals across the United States volunteer their time, energy, and expertise as members of charter school boards. Yet as the charter sector has grown, we’... Read more
Webinar: The Role of States and Charter School Authorizers in Overseeing Student Discipline in Charter Schools Webinar9 Sep, 2016 Facilitator: Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter School Resource Center; former Chair of the Colorado Charter School Institute Board of Directors Presenters: Karega... Read more
Webinar: For SEA Staff - Overview of CSP's Recently Released Dear Colleague Letter and of The National Charter School Resource Center Webinar8 Sep, 2016 Presenters: Amy Huber, Program Officer, U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program Alex Medler, Senior Director, National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC)... Read more
Webinar: Rural Charter Schools - Building Bridges Webinar1 Sep, 2016 Description: This webinar highlights charter schools in rural America and focuses on the role of charter schools in rural communities and their efforts to build bridges with the... Read more
Authorizers Are Not Monolithic on School Discipline: How Charter School Authorizers Differ in School Discipline Engagement ReportsNational Association of Charter Schools Authorizers15 Aug, 2016 In theory, authorizers play an important role in decisions regarding charter schools and student discipline, as they are the bodies responsible for protecting the public interest... Read more
Herding Cats: Managing Diverse Charter School Interests in Collaboration Efforts ReportsSean Gill, Sarah Yatsko, Robin Lake, Center for Reinventing Public Education1 Aug, 2016 More than 23 cities have signed District-Charter Collaboration Compacts— formal agreements between school districts and charter schools that aim to share resources and... Read more