The Authorizer and Charter School Closures: Exercising Adaptive Leadership to Protect the Public Interest


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Part and parcel of a charter school authorizer's oversight responsibility is the unenviable task of closing a school that fails to pass muster. As with most challenges that authorizers face, closing a charter school can be a complex task; executing a closure decision can entail a web of issues that the prudent authorizer must unravel carefully. And while no two charter schools' circumstances or closure processes will be identical, having a standard yet adaptable closure protocol guided by principles of effective leadership will help authorizers address the difficulties of a school closure consistently, adequately and, most importantly, in a manner that protects students and the public interest. Less

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    Topics: Authorizers, Charter Schools, Oversight Monitoring

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    Tool for: Charter Schools

    Beneficiary: Charter Schools