External Resources

Title Author Date Description
Boston Public Schools' Autonomous Schools: 2014-15 Application Process & Deadlines Boston Public Schools 06/2013

This document outlines the application process and deadlines for those seeking to establish an autonomous school for the 2014-15 school year within the Boston Public Schools.

Baltimore City Public Schools' 10-Year Plan Baltimore City Public Schools 01/2013

In January 2013, Baltimore City Public Schools released a report on the conditions of the districts' buildings. This report is a deep analysis of the city's portfolio of buildings and a 10-year...

Denver SchoolChoice Grades 1-12 Denver Public Schools 12/2012

DPS families use this school enrollment application to choose any public school in the city—including charter schools and magnet schools. The new form reduced over 60 separate application...

Denver SchoolChoice Elementary Enrollment Guide 2013-14 Denver Public Schools 12/2012

This school enrollment guide helps families research their school options and complete a SchoolChoice Form. It provides data on each school, including school performance and growth.

Expanding Great Options 2012-13: High Quality Options for More Students Baltimore City Public Schools 07/2012

Frequently Asked Questions about Baltimore's Expanding Great Options Accountability Program

Introducing Colorado's Growth Model The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment 07/2012

The Colorado Growth Model is both a statistical model to calculate each student's progress on state assessments and a tool for displaying student, school, and district results to educators and to...

Achievement First Residency Program for School Leadership - New Haven: Overview Achievement First 01/2012

This document provides an overview of the partnership between the New Haven Public Schools and Achievement First to develop the next generation of school leaders through a residency program at...

Denver School Performance Framework For Traditional And Charter Schools Denver Public Schools 09/2011

The School Performance Framework (SPF) measures school performance in terms of student achievement and overall organizational strength using a variety of longitudinal measures. SPF is also used to...

Lawrence Public Schools Turnaround: Year 1 results 06/2016

This document is a PowerPoint summarizing the results from the 1st year of turnaround schools in the Lawrence Public School District.

OPSB's Network Schools Performance Framework 06/2016

The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) developed the comprehensive Performance Framework to ensure that each and every school is serving students with a high-quality public education. The...