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|Hopes, Fears, & Reality: A Balanced Look at American Charter Schools in 2012||Robin Lake||05/2013||
This year's edition focuses on growth and innovation and pushes charter school leaders to consider whether they are fully using their flexibility and autonomy on behalf of students.
|Portfolio Strategies, Relinquishment, The Urban School System of the Future, and Smart Districts||Paul Hill, Ashley Jochim, Christine Campbell||02/2013||
This brief shows how some new proposals for K-12 public education governance are complements, rather than alternatives, to the portfolio strategy.
|Strife and Progress: Portfolio Strategies For Managing Urban Schools||Paul Hill, Christine Campbell, Betheny Gross||12/2012||
This new book from Paul Hill and colleagues explains the underlying idea of the portfolio strategy.
|Portfolio School Districts in Transition: Steering Through Uncharted Waters||Christine Campbell||10/2012||
This brief recaps the themes of the seventh Portfolio School District Network that was held in Seattle, WA, July 2012. It also outlines some of the supports that CRPE is providing to help districts keep moving forward.
|Logic Model: How Education Challenges Add Up to 7 Portfolio Components||06/2012||
This logic model outlines the premises, strategy principles, actions, and reform elements of the Portfolio School District model.
|The Evolution of School Support Networks in New York City||Eric Nadelstern||06/2012||
In this working paper, Eric Nadelstern discusses New York City's efforts to change the central office and create a system of support organizations to oversee networks of autonomous schools.
|Baltimore and the Portfolio School District Strategy||Sarah Yatsko||06/2012||
This case study of the implementation of Baltimore City Public Schools' portfolio strategy explores how the district's reform work aligns with CRPE’s definition of the portfolio strategy and how it compares to the approaches...
|Better Schools Through Better Politics: The Human Side of Portfolio School District Reform||Sam Sperry, Kirsten Vital, Cristina Sepe, Paul Hill||03/2012||
This working paper series examines the politics of portfolio school district reform, with a primary focus on the issues surrounding high school closures.
|The Portfolio Mindset: Innovation Starts from the Ground Up||Christine Campbell||02/2012||
In January 2012, over 100 district and charter leaders gathered in New Orleans for the sixth Portfolio School District Network meeting. John White, new state superintendent of Louisiana, launched the meeting with the idea of a...
|Overview - Consorting With the Enemy: When Charter Schools and District Schools Work Together (HFR '11)||Robin Lake||01/2012||
This overview of Hopes, Fears, & Reality: A Balanced Look at American Charters Schools in 2011 introduces the key areas explored in this year's volume.