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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.
|Overview - WIll the Charter Movement Rest on Its Laurels or Innovate and Expand? (HFR '12)||Robin Lake||05/2013||
Editor Robin Lake introduces the key areas explored in this year's volume of Hopes, Fears, & Reality.
|Ch. 1 - Charter Inroads in Affluent Communities: Hype or Turning Point? (HFR '12)||Jeffrey Henig||05/2013||
Jeffrey Henig explores the growth of charter school in suburban and affluent areas.
|Ch. 2 - Incubate for America? (HFR '12)||Ethan Gray||05/2013||
Ethan Gray argues that cities should incubate their own high-performing charter schools rather than wait for charter networks to build schools in their area.
|Ch. 3 - Innovating at Last? The Rise of Blended Learning in Charter Schools (HFR '12)||Michael Horn, Tricia Maas||05/2013||
Michael Horn writes about how and why many charter schools in California have innovated through technology and asks what it will take for more to follow nationwide.
|Managing Talent for School Coherence: Learning from Charter Management Organizations||Michael DeArmond, Betheny Gross, Melissa Bowen, Allison Demeritt, Robin Lake||06/2012||
This report examines how charter management organizations recruit, hire, and develop teachers, and how they manage teacher performance.
|BRIEF - Managing Talent for School Coherence: Learning from Charter Management Organizations||Michael DeArmond, Betheny Gross, Melissa Bowen, Allison Demeritt, Robin Lake||06/2012||
This brief summarizes a larger report that looks at how CMOs manage teacher talent.
|Learning from Charter School Management Organizations: Strategies for Student Behavior and Teacher Coaching||Robin Lake, Melissa Bowen, Allison Demeritt, Moira McCullough, Joshua Haimson, Brian Gill||03/2012||
This is the final report from The National Study of CMO Effectiveness, a four-year study designed to assess the impact of CMOs on student achievement and identify CMO structures and practices that are most effective in raising...
|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.
|Conclusion - Will District Collaboration Neuter or Propel the Charter School Movement? (HFR '11)||Robin Lake||01/2012||
In this chapter Robin Lake discusses the charter school side of the emerging trend toward district/charter school collaboration.