Seattle, WA - As both the federal government and states face unprecedented challenges in raising standards and increasing outcomes for all students, state education agencies (SEAs) need to take a new approach; one focused less on compliance and more on performance management.
Modernizing the State Education Agency: Different Paths Toward Performance Management
As both the federal government and states face unprecedented challenges in raising standards and increasing outcomes for all students, state education agencies (SEAs) need to take a new approach; one...
Making Sense of Charter School Studies: A Reporter's Guide
The rush to release findings and the electronic availability of conference and discussion papers means that more and more research has not gone through a professional peer review process before release. Therefore the job of evaluating education...
Custom Tailored: Trends in Charter School Educational Programs
This research brief analyzes detailed descriptions of charter school educational programs to better understand how these schools tailor their programs to meet their students' needs. The research analyzes charter school applications to examine...
Finding a Balance: How Application and Authorization Policies Impact School Supply
This working paper describes how high-quality authorizers have changed their application procedures and standards and examine the effect that these changes have had on the quality and quantity of new...
Ch. 3 - A One-Day Ceasefire: What Charter School and Teachers Union Leaders Say When They Meet (HFR '06)
This year's edition of Hopes, Fears, & Reality explores the broad realities of the present-day charter school movement. In this chapter, Lydia Rainey, Andrew...
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