After the quality of a school’s teachers, the quality of a school’s leaders is the most influential school-based factor affecting student learning. Moreover, research has found that leadership impacts student achievement the most in academic settings serving students who traditionally have not done well in school.
Legal issues impact all stages of the hiring process. This presentation from the New York City Charter School Center in conjunction with McCarter and English Attorneys helps Charter Schools navigate them and avoid common pitfalls.
Topics covered include charter renewal benchmarks, advertising and recruiting, employment types, and background checks.
This Excel document shows grade-by-grade score comparisons of individual charter schools to their neighborhood district averages for Math and English Language Arts, 2009-10.
This study shows how high-performing school systems use data to improve instruction for elementary students. In this report, the work of four school systems that were identified as leaders in data-driven decision making are captured. This study included two mid-size urban school districts and two nonprofit charter management organizations (CMOs). All of these school systems have records of improving student achievement over time.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation teaches the basics including terminology and common misperceptions about the use of Data.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation follows up the basic knowledge with some more advanced concepts such as item banks, formats and scoring.
The study of Data in all of its forms is essential learning for all educators and school leaders. This two-part presentation follows up the intermediate knowledge with some really advanced concepts such as data systems, the Five F Model and intentional change.