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|Communicating Change in Education: Ideas from a PR Expert||12/2013||
This "Spotlight" brief outlines four strategies for building effective communication around district change efforts.
|The SEA of the Future: Prioritizing Productivity||Betheny Gross, Ashley Jochim, Marguerite Roza, Michael Podgursky||11/2013||
Edited by Betheny Gross and Ashley Jochim, this volume begins a conversation with state education leaders about productivity.
|Good Options and Choices for All Families: How Some Portfolio Districts Are Collaborating with Charter Schools||10/2013||
This "Spotlight" brief describes successful collaborative initiatives in district-charter Compact cities, and highlights the advantages that portfolio district superintendents bring to collaboration.
|HR with a Purpose: Building Talent for Distinct Schools and Networks||Betheny Gross, Michael DeArmond||09/2013||
Prepared for the American Enterprise Institute Conference, “Teacher Quality 2.0: Will today’s reforms hold back tomorrow’s schools?”
|Why the Gap? Special Education and New York City Charter Schools||Marcus Winters||09/2013||
This study uses NYC data to analyze the factors driving the gap in special education enrollment between charter and traditional public schools.
|Assessing the Outcomes of Charter School Students with Special Needs: Research Design Brief||Patrick Denice , Robin Lake, Betheny Gross||08/2013||
This brief outlines challenges of producing rigorous and useful research on how students with special needs fare in charters and makes recommendations for designing studies needed to inform policy and practice.
|Defining and Organizing for School Autonomy||Paul Hill||07/2013||
This brief explains how portfolio districts define and implement autonomies for schools.
|District-Charter Collaboration Compact: Interim Report||Sarah Yatsko, Elizabeth Cooley Nelson, Robin Lake||06/2013||
This interim report details the first two years of district-charter collaboration in 16 Compact cities, including lessons learned and potential opportunities and challenges ahead.
|Improving Student Opportunities and Outcomes in Hartford Public Schools||Christine Campbell, Betheny Gross||06/2013||
This analysis of Hartford Public Schools seeks to show whether opportunities to attend quality schools and student outcomes have improved as the district implemented the portfolio strategy.
|Ch. 4 - Innovating Toward Sustainability: How Computer Labs Can Enable New Staffing Structures and Savings (HFR '12)||Marguerite Roza, Suzanne Simburg||05/2013||
Suzanne Simburg and Marguerite Roza lay out the cost savings possible if blended learning were adopted by all U.S. public elementary schools, not just charter schools.