Opening & Expanding Resources

If you are looking for a toolkit to open a school in your state, please click here and find your state's CSO (Charter Support Organization).

All Opening & Expanding Resources

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 (NCLB) tight... Read more
CSO Master Class: Communications Event20 Sep, 2016 to 21 Sep, 2016 Purpose: In order to ensure that families and stakeholders understand what charter schools are, CSOs must ensure that they are proactively sharing factual information in their communities... Read more
Webinar: I Just Joined a Charter School Board ... Now What? Event15 Sep, 2016 Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016 Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm (ET) Presenters: Charter Board Partners – Shereen Williams, Chief of Governance and Recruitment Strategy; and Debbie Lister,... Read more
7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround ReportsScott Sargrad, Samantha Batel, Karen Hawley Miles, and Karen Baroody; Center for American Progress13 Sep, 2016   To this end, in January 2016, the Center for American Progress and Education Resource Strategies, or ERS—a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving urban schools—brought together... Read more
Webinar: Rural Charter Schools - Building Bridges Event1 Sep, 2016 Webinar Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016 Webinar Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm (ET) Description: This webinar will highlight charter schools in rural America, focus on the role of charter schools... Read more