Robin Lake finds "trove of fine-grained guidance" for authorizers on performance management, cites areas needing further research.
Four Ways Philadelphia Can Keep Its Schools Moving in the Right Direction as District Prepares to Retake Local Control
The nominating panel charged with selecting candidates for Philadelphia’s new nine-member school board has received its last application. Now, as the district prepares to retake local control of its schools July 1, the panel’s 13 members must identify the 27 best candidates for Mayor Jim Kenney to choose from. It will be a daunting and exciting task.
Christine Campbell and Daniel Weisberg give three steps that charter operators, authorizers, and city-based organizations can take to ensure that charter schools have effective teachers in all classrooms.
New CREDO Report Shows System-Level Supports, Turnaround Expertise Critical to School-Level Improvements
Robin Lake offers her key takeaways from CREDO's evaluation of school turnaround efforts in New Orleans, Nashville, and Memphis.
As the Gates Foundation shifts its focus to new Networks for School Improvement, Sean Gill offers some lessons from a prior initiative.
Robin Lake and Paul Hill propose a new political strategy to meet the need and demand for more high-quality charter schools.