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The Best of Both Worlds: Can District-Charter Co-Location Be a Win-Win?
August, 2015
Michael DeArmond, Elizabeth Cooley Nelson, Angela Bruns

This report explores the challenges of leveraging co-location as a tool for school improvement.

The Best of Both Worlds: School District-Charter Sector Boundary Spanners
August, 2015
Sarah Yatsko, Angela Bruns

This paper explores the practice of district superintendents looking beyond the usual candidate pool and hiring administrators who have seen strong successes in the charter sector.

Common Enrollment, Parents, and School Choice: Early Evidence from Denver and New Orleans
May, 2015
Betheny Gross, Michael DeArmond, Patrick Denice

This report examines the implementation and early results of common enrollment systems in Denver and New Orleans.

The Case for Coherent High Schools
April, 2015
Paul Hill, Tricia Maas

This paper explains why personalized high schools are hard to get and keep, and shows how we can make them more broadly available through changes in policy and philanthropic investments.

The Portfolio Strategy CEO: The Job and How to Prepare for It
March, 2015
Paul Hill, Shannon Murtagh

This primer for portfolio strategy leaders identifies the main challenges of the job and how to approach them.

In-Depth Portfolio Assessment: Spring Branch Independent School District, Texas
March, 2015
Libuse Binder

This report examines Spring Branch Independent School District's progress on implementing the portfolio strategy.

Principals: The Lead Communicators in the Portfolio Strategy
February, 2015
Paul Hill, Shannon Murtagh

This brief outlines how empowered principals can be assets for public engagement in school systems using the portfolio strategy.

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education
January, 2015
Paul Hill, Ashley Jochim

In their new book, Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim offer a brilliant, simple, and distinctly American vision for revamping governance of our public K-12 education system.

An Evaluation of Denver's SchoolChoice Process, 2012–2014: Is the School Enrollment System Working for Families?
January, 2015
Betheny Gross, Patrick Denice

Published in coordination with A+ Denver, the report evaluates Denver's SchoolChoice enrollment system from 2012 to 2014.

The Politics of K-12 Education in Small Rural School Districts: The Case of Idaho
January, 2015
Sam Sperry, Paul Hill

This report was published by the Rural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho as part of their research on the challenges of rural education.


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