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      • Thumb image for Insights into Alternative Certification: Initial Findings From a National StudyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Insights into Alternative Certification: Initial Findings From a National Study

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: Professional Development, Practitioners, Charter Schools, Leadership, Staffing
        This 2007 article describes seven alternative certification programs in detail, drawing on interviews and document reviews. The ...
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      • Thumb image for Does Teacher Preparation Matter? Evidence about Teacher Certification, Teach for America, and Teacher EffectivenessResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Does Teacher Preparation Matter? Evidence about Teacher Certification, Teach for America, and Teacher Effectiveness

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        Subjects: Professional Development, Practitioners, Charter Schools, Leadership and 2 additional..
        Using a data set from Houston, Texas, this 2005 article links student characteristics and achievement with data about their teac...
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        Human Capital Inventory and Alignment Worksheet

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        Subjects: Charter Schools, Leadership, Staffing
        This resource was developed with funding from the Wallace Foundation to help education leaders better chart their human capital ...
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      • Thumb image for Diagnostic Resource for Developing, Aligning and Sustaining Human and Resource Capital in Districts and SchoolsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Diagnostic Resource for Developing, Aligning and Sustaining Human and Resource Capital in Districts and Schools

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: Charter Schools, Leadership, Staffing
        This resource was developed with funding from the Wallace Foundation to help education leaders better align, develop, and sustai...
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        Key Questions for Charter Schools Considering the Special Education Cooperative Model

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        Subjects: Practitioners, Charter Schools, Special Populations
        This is a list of key questions for charter school leaders who are considering a cooperative model for providing special educati...
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        The Changing Field of Facilities Financing

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Charter Schools, Facilities, Leadership and 3 additional..
        The Charter School Center's May 2010 newsletter focuses on recent developments that may help charters better meet facility needs...
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        Making Charter School Facilities More Affordable: State-Driven Policy Approaches

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Charter Schools, Policy, Facilities and 4 additional..
        This 2008 U.S. Department of Education report profiles policy interventions by eight states and the District of Columbia intende...
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      • Thumb image for Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment, Integration, and CompetitionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Charter Schools in Eight States: Effects on Achievement, Attainment, Integration, and Competition

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Research and Evaluation, Charter Schools, Policy and 2 additional..
        This study, conducted by RAND researchers, used student-level data to compare public charter schools in Chicago, San Diego, Phil...
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      • Thumb image for Building Capacity to Promote College and Career Readiness for Secondary-Level English Language Learners: Policy Brief Featuring Austin, TexasResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Building Capacity to Promote College and Career Readiness for Secondary-Level English Language Learners: Policy Brief Featuring Austin, Texas

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: Student Recruitment, Practitioners, Charter Schools, Leadership, Special Populations
        In this policy brief, the American Youth Policy Forum authors highlight best practices that improve the college and career readi...
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      • Thumb image for Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies Into Traditional Public Schools: Early Results From an Experiment in HoustonResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies Into Traditional Public Schools: Early Results From an Experiment in Houston

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Research and Evaluation, Charter Schools, Policy and 2 additional..
        This 2012 report covers the implementation and impact of strategies from successful charter schools at nine low-performing tradi...
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        Austin (Texas) District-Charter Compact

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Practitioners, Charter Schools, Policy and 4 additional..
        The Austin (Texas) District-Charter Compact involves the Austin Independent School District and partner charter schools. The doc...
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        Spring Branch, Texas, Charter-District School Collaboration Compact

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Practitioners, Charter Schools, Policy and 4 additional..
        This is the Spring Branch, Texas, Charter-District Collaboration Compact announced in December 2011 as part of the Bill & Melind...
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      • Thumb image for Inside Charter Schools: Unlocking Doors to Student SuccessResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Inside Charter Schools: Unlocking Doors to Student Success

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Charter Schools, Policy, Leadership, Authorizers
        This February 2011 report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell in Seat...
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      • Thumb image for Food Service Agreement, Odyssey Academy Inc. and Galveston (Texas) ISD, 2012Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Food Service Agreement, Odyssey Academy Inc. and Galveston (Texas) ISD, 2012

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Practitioners, Charter Schools, Policy and 4 additional..
        This 2012 agreement between the Odyssey Academy charter school in Galveston, Texas, and the Galveston Independent School Distric...
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        YES Prep Public Schools (Report on 2012 Broad Prize Winner)

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Leadership, Authorizers
        This March 2013 report released by The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation discusses the development and practices of YES Prep Publi...
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        Successful Charter Schools

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        Subjects: Starting and Operating a Charter, Charter Schools, Policy, Leadership, Authorizers
        This 2004 report from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Innovation and Improvement discusses elements of effective ch...
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        Dinosaurs

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Evolution and Adaptation, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, People in Science, Earth & Space Science and 7 additional..
        By looking at the little fossils, these two scientists are able to learn more about the big picture and gain a better understand...
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        Borders and Identity

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science
        Explores identity along the United States/Mexico border through history, belief, arts, and occupational traditions. Focuses on s...
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        Latino Family Stories

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Students examine the work of American painter Carmen Lomas Garza in this set of four lessons, divided into grades K–2, 3–5, 6–8,...
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        Borders/Fronteras

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Music
        Uses artifacts to explore the borderlands, from the outlaw ballads of the Scots-English border to the heroic corridos of south T...
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