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Why Collaboration Can Be Harder Than Herding Cats NewsAlex Medler24 Aug, 2016 Check out this blog post by NCSRC Senior Director Alex Medler on the difficulties of collaborating in the charter space.
Considering Discipline as a Student Outcome Could Change the Debate NewsAlex Medler24 Aug, 2016 Check out this blog post by NCSRC Senior Director Alex Medler on considering discipline as a student outcome.
What Role Should Authorizers Play in Overseeing and Holding Charter Schools Accountable for School Discipline Policies and Practices? NewsNACSA21 Aug, 2016 School discipline and charter schools continues to be a “hot topic” in education reform, receiving continuous national and local media attention. In order to begin understanding... Read more
A New Nashville School Is Integrating its Students, Eliminating Suspensions — and Acing the State Tests NewsNaomi Nix21 Aug, 2016 Check out this article on how a Nashvile charter school is able to build a diverse student body while eliminating suspensions and acing the state tests.
How Charter School Leaders Improved Their Approaches to Discipline NewsMukta Pandit and Alex Medler9 Aug, 2016 This article discusses how charter school leaders have improved their approaches to discipline.
Stop Blaming Black and Brown Kids and Learn From Schools That Get Discipline Right NewsKarega Rausch, Ph.D.9 Aug, 2016 There is not a one-size-fits-all approach that works for all schools. Dr. Rausch argues however that it is important for public and charter schools to be committed to turning the... Read more
All Public Schools Have a Suspension Problem. And It Hurts Students of Color and Students with Disabilities NewsLauren Morando Rhim18 Jul, 2016 Lauren Rhim argues that all public schools have a suspension problem and that it is important to hold both traditional and charter public schools accountable for examining their... Read more
Charters Schools Are Able to Create Inclusive, Positive Environments to Provide ALL Students a Quality Education NewsNCSECS Equity Coalition13 Jun, 2016 The Equity Coalition of the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools is a working group that brings together organizations active in either the charter school... Read more
Celebrating National Charter Schools Week NewsMark Rightmire 3 May, 2016 Today, thousands of charter school supporters, parents and kids will rally at the state Capitol in Sacramento to celebrate National Charter Schools Week. The rally follows the... Read more
A Quarter-Life Crisis for Public Charter Schools? NewsGreg Richmond2 May, 2016 When a birthday milestone arrives, we take a hard look in the mirror. Do we like whom we see? What do we want to change? We may also take a hard look around us, at our... Read more