Melissa Bowen

06/2012
Managing Talent for School Coherence: Learning from Charter Management Organizations

This report examines how charter management organizations recruit, hire, and develop teachers, and how they manage teacher performance.

06/2012
BRIEF - Managing Talent for School Coherence: Learning from Charter Management Organizations

This brief summarizes a larger report that looks at how CMOs manage teacher talent.

03/2012
Learning from Charter School Management Organizations: Strategies for Student Behavior and Teacher Coaching

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...

03/2012
Tinkering Toward Transformation: A Look at Federal School Improvement Grant Implementation

In 2009, the federal government committed over $3 billion to help states and districts turn around their worst-performing schools. This report looks at the results of a field study of the...

01/2012
Charter-School Management Organizations: Diverse Strategies and Diverse Student Impacts

This report from the National Study of CMO Effectiveness provides key findings from the study on CMO practices, impacts, and the relationships between them. The updated report also examines...

Jun 5 2012

Seattle, WA - As school systems across the country work to recruit and hire more high-quality teachers, a new report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) finds that leaders in the charter sector hire teachers based on their fit with a school's mission, and not just their individua

Mar 29 2012

Seattle, WA - Just over two years ago, the federal government committed over $3 billion nationwide to help states and districts turn around their worst-performing schools. The U.S. Department of Education intended for the School Improvement Grants (SIGs) to spur dramatic change.

Jun 28 2010

Seattle, WA - The nonprofit organizations that manage many of the nation's public charter schools are implementing many innovative practices, but they also face significant challenges in extending their reach, according to an