Melissa Bowen

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.

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.

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
Ch. 1 - Assessing the Charter School Landscape (HFR '11)

This chapter offers an overview of emerging trends in the charter school landscape.

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