Research

PDF Icon A Commitment to Quality USDOE Report 2008
PDF Icon CER Charter Survey 2010
PDF Icon Charter Schools in Idaho 2006 Dale Ballou
PDF Icon Idaho Charter School Student Achievement 2008-2009
PDF Icon Idaho Charter School Student's Achievement 2004 Frank Gallant
PDF Icon Idaho Charter Schools Initiative Status Report 1998-2003 Bob Barr
PDF Icon Idaho's Opinion of K 12 Education and School Choice 2008 Paul DiPerna.pdf
PDF Icon NWREL Evaluation Report 1999-2000
PDF Icon NWREL Evaluation Report 2000-2001
PDF Icon NWREL Evaluation Report 2001-2002
PDF Icon NWREL Evaluation Report 2002-2003
PDF Icon NWREL Evaluation Report 2003-2004
PDF Icon NWREL Statewide Study of Brick and Mortar Schools 2009
PDF Icon Study of Idaho Charter Schools 2006 League of Women Voters
PDF Icon Virtual School Study 2010

Resources

Accountability

PDF Icon Achievement in Charter Schools and Regular Schools
PDF Icon Assessment and Accountability
PDF Icon Charter High Schools Closing the Achievement Gap
PDF Icon Charter Schools and AYP Accountability
PDF Icon Developing a Performance Evaluation System
PDF Icon Key Issues in Studying Charter Schools and Achievement
PDF Icon Kto8 Charter Schools Closing the Achievement Gap
PDF Icon Mapping the Charter School Landscape
PDF Icon Methods of Assessing the Achievement of Students in Charter Schools
PDF Icon NCLB Title I and Authorizer Obligations
PDF Icon Student Acheivement Collecting and Analyzing Data
PDF Icon Student Achievement Improvement Planning
PDF Icon Successful Charter Schools

Administrator

PDF Icon How Leaders Inspire Teachers to Achieve
PDF Icon NCLB Teachers Toolkit
PDF Icon New Options for Charter School Leaders
PDF Icon Rush to Judgement Teacher Evaluation
PDF Icon The Strategic Management of Charter Schools
PDF Icon Who's the Boss Charter Principals

Authorizers

PDF Icon Charter School Authorizers
PDF Icon HQT Teachers A Guide for Authorizers
PDF Icon Primer for Authorizers Implementing Special Education
PDF Icon Strategic Planning Considerations for Charter School Authorizers
PDF Icon Supporting Charter School Excellence Through Quality Authorizing
PDF Icon Trends in Charter School Authorizing

Business Planning

PDF Icon Business Plan Development Handouts
PDF Icon Business Plan Development

Facilities

PDF Icon Building a Charter School
PDF Icon Facilities Financing
PDF Icon How Authorizers Can Help With Facilities Challenges

Fundraising

PDF Icon Charter Start - Fundraising Fundamentals

Grant Writing

PDF Icon Grant writing Handouts
PDF Icon Grant writing Presentation

Marketing

PDF Icon Marketing and Communication Handouts
PDF Icon Marketing and Communication

Parents and Community

PDF Icon Community Relations
PDF Icon Promoting Parent Engagement Handouts
PDF Icon Promoting Parent Engagement

School Boards

PDF Icon Board Best Practices Handouts
PDF Icon Board Best Practices
PDF Icon Charter School Governing Board Training Handbook Colorado
PDF Icon Developing Training Programs for Charter School Boards
PDF Icon Five Dysfunctions of Charter School Boards
PDF Icon Governance and Leadership Handouts
PDF Icon Governance and Leadership
PDF Icon No More Nailing Jello to Walls
PDF Icon Seven Principles of Good Charter School Governance
PDF Icon Sustainable Org Strategies Handouts
PDF Icon Sustainable Organizational Strategies
PDF Icon Ten Lessons Charter School Boards Can Learn at Someone Else's Expense

Special Education

PDF Icon Development of Special Ed Programs Handouts
PDF Icon Development of Special Education Programs

Starting a Charter School

PDF Icon Charter School Launch Manual 2009
PDF Icon Creating Performance Goals and Measures
PDF Icon Leadership Needs of Charter School Founders
PDF Icon Regulatory Issues
PDF Icon Start Up Logistics