Learning From Charter School Management Organizations: Strategies for Student Behavior and Teacher Coaching

This March 2012 report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. -- part of a series of studies assessing the impact of charter management organizations (CMOs) on student achievement and identifying effective practices -- focuses on the association with success of high expectations for student behavior and close supervision and coaching of teachers. The report is based on interviews with staff and analysis of practices at five CMOs: Aspire Public Schools, Inner City Education Foundation, KIPP DC, Uncommon Schools, and YES Prep Public Schools. Detailed descriptions of practices and guidance about implementation are provided.