New From Public Impact

Tech in Rural Ed (New from PI)

Written by on March 23, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Technology and Rural EducationChallenges and Ideas
Report proposes approaches for using technology, along with facility and personnel changes, to transform rural education

What could you do in an Opportunity Culture?

Written by on March 12, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

What could you do in an Opportunity Culture?Video
Teachers in Opportunity Culture schools discuss how new teacher-leader roles offer teachers “the best of both worlds”

Ranson and Ashley Park Video

Written by on January 28, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Ranson and Ashley Park Choose Opportunity CultureVideo
Principals at two Charlotte schools tell why they chose to work with their teachers to create an Opportunity Culture

Ashley Park Case Study

Written by on January 28, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Ashley Park PreK-8Case Study
Addresses why Ashley Park chose to implement an Opportunity Culture and how it helped retain the best teachers

Ranson Park Case Study

Written by on January 28, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Ranson IB Middle SchoolCase Study
This case study looks at the early days of Ranson’s implementation of two Opportunity Culture job models

An Opportunity Culture for All Introduction

Written by on January 27, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Opportunity Culture for Teaching & LearningIntroduction
Shows excellent teachers and those aspiring to excellence the inspiring possibilities of an Opportunity Culture

Recruiting Video

Written by on January 14, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Recruiting in an Opportunity CultureVideo
District leaders and principals share thoughts on how an Opportunity Culture is helping to recruit teachers

Recruiting in an Opportunity Culture

Written by on January 14, 2015. Posted in New From Public Impact

Recruiting in an Opportunity CultureLessons Learned
Brief vignette explains four keys to attracting excellent teachers to previously hard-to-staff schools

MNPS iZone Aspiring Teachers

Written by on December 16, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Metro Nashville iZoneAspiring Teacher Roles
Paid, yearlong student teachers at high-need Opportunity Culture schools earn, learn, and support teacher-leaders

Fall 2014 Employment

Written by on November 25, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Employment OpportunitiesApplications due Dec. 14, 2014
We are hiring analysts and entry- and mid-level consultants. Smart, driven candidates committed to excellence please apply!

STEM Brief

Written by on November 6, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Reaching All Students with Excellent STEM TeachersBrief
Brief for education leaders shows how an Opportunity Culture can help attract and retain great STEM teachers

Teacher Pay and Career Paths

Written by on November 6, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Teacher Pay and Career PathsA Practical Policy Guide
Guide and summary show how districts can design teacher career paths that help keep excellent teachers in the classroom

English Learner Families

Written by on November 5, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Engaging English Learner Families in Charter Schools
Report examines how charter schools can engage EL families in their students’ education and school life

English Learners in Charter Schools

Written by on November 5, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

English Learners in Charter SchoolsLegal Guidelines
Report examines legal obligations of and policy implications for charters serving English Learner students

Authorizer Hopping

Written by on October 15, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Authorizer HoppingA Breakdown of Charter Accountability
Brief explores why and how “authorizer hopping” happens and ways to stop it

Seizing Opportunity at the Top II

Written by on October 15, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Seizing Opportunity at the Top IIState Policy Checklist
Checklist and brief explain how states can craft policies to ensure that every student has access to excellent teaching consistently

Breakthroughs

Written by on September 29, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

BreakthroughsIn Time, Talent, and Technology
Issue brief explores next generation models—and the autonomies they need—in public charter schools

NC Charter Schools–Excellence and Equity through Collaboration

Written by on July 1, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

N.C. ChartersExcellence, Equity through Collaboration
Report examines issues, challenges, and opportunities of NC’s expanding charter school sector

Lacking Leaders

Written by on June 24, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Lacking LeadersPrincipal Recruitment, Selection, Placement
Report takes an in-depth look at the challenges of the principal hiring processes in five urban districts

Projected Statewide Impact

Written by on May 13, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

The Impact of Opportunity CultureStatewide Projections
Brief estimates the impact of a statewide implementation of Opportunity Culture models, using North Carolina as an example

ICSB Annual Report

Written by on March 26, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Indiana Charter School BoardAnnual Report
First annual report for ICSB highlights strategy, accomplishments, accountability, and school performance

Opening Blended-Learning Charter Schools

Written by on March 26, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Opening Blended-Learning Charter SchoolsCase Studies
Case studies show how Phalen Leadership Academy and Carpe DiemMeridian combine technology and great teachers

Virtual Schools

Written by on February 26, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Virtual SchoolsAssessing Progress and Accountability 
Report presents recommendations and implementation strategies for adequately assessing virtual schools

Extraordinary Authority Districts (New from PI)

Written by on February 5, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Extraordinary Authority DistrictsDesign Considerations
Brief examines how “extraordinary authority districts” can fundamentally transform school structures and practices

Replicating Quality: New from PI

Written by on January 27, 2014. Posted in New From Public Impact

Replicating QualitySupporting High-Performing Charters
Report makes policy recommendations for increasing the prevalence and impact of high-quality charter schools

Access to Excellent Teachers

Written by on November 13, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Access to Excellent TeachersFocusing Federal Investments
New brief explains why the federal government must focus states and districts on giving every student access to excellent teachers

School Quality Rating Systems

Written by on November 13, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

School Quality Rating SystemsIdentifying Trends
Review of 25 rating systems reveals trends that may help establish more meaningful measures of school quality

6 Ways to Pay

Written by on November 1, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact, Uncategorized

New Financial Briefs6 Ways to Pay Teachers More
Q: How much more could you pay your teachers, within budget? A: 20 – 130% more. Here’s how

New Analysis

Written by on November 1, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact, Uncategorized

New AnalysisPay Teachers Far More, Within Budget
Blended-learning and teacher-leader models can pay all teachers more for reaching
more students with excellence

A New Civil Right

Written by on October 9, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

A New Civil RightDesign an Opportunity Culture School
Use our scenarios to design a school that pays teachers more and reaches all students with excellence

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