Portfolio School Districts Project

Center on Reinventing Public Education
17 May, 2011

The National Charter School Resource Center and the U.S. Department of Education hosted a full-day conference in New Orleans on May 12, 2011, titled Transforming Urban Public Education: Exploring the Potential of City-Based Strategies. The presenters explored emerging city-based movements that are embracing high-quality charter schools as an integral component of citywide reform initiatives that are designed to improve the quality of public education for all students.

This document was available in the conference binder as background information to support the conference session titled, “District-Charter Collaboration: Reflections on Next Steps for Urban School Reform.”