New From Public Impact

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

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

An Opportunity Culture for All

Written by on September 25, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

An Opportunity Culture for AllA New Vision
New brief by Public Impact Co-Directors Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan C. Hassel updates their vision of an Opportunity Culture

Charter Restarts

Written by on August 21, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Charter RestartsA New Strategy to Improve Performance
Report explores a variation on school closure to improve academic outcomes for students in low-performing charters

Rocketship Education

Written by on July 23, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Rocketship EducationAn Opportunity Culture Case Study
Pioneering charter network innnovates again by bringing technology closer to teachers

Touchstone Education

Written by on July 2, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Touchstone EducationAn Opportunity Culture Case Study
Case study looks at how a new charter with an experienced leader learns from extending teachers’ reach

Charlotte, NC

Written by on June 27, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact, Uncategorized

Charlotte, N.C.Project L.I.F.T.
Case study details how school design teams planned new teaching roles to create culture of excellence in high-need schools

Becoming a Teacher-Leader

Written by on June 27, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Becoming a Teacher-LeaderOne Teacher’s View
Q & A with Romain Bertrand, a multi-classroom leader in one of Charlotte, N.C.’s Project L.I.F.T schools

Leading Educators

Written by on June 17, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Leading EducatorsAn Opportunity Culture Case Study
Case study looks at empowering teacher-leaders to extend their reach by teaching teams

Ed Tech Markets

Written by on May 15, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Ed Tech MarketsRoles of City-based Funders
Report catalogs core components of education technology markets city-based funders might support, & how they might support them

Blended Learning Pilots

Written by on May 15, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Blended Learning PilotsStrategies for Scaling
Report examines four approaches to scaling a successful blended learning initiative citywide

School Leadership Briefing

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

School Leadership Briefing – An Interview with Bryan Hassel
Public Impact Co-director Bryan C. Hassel talks about extending the reach of excellent teachers, for more pay, within budget

Teaching Conditions & Careers

Written by on May 7, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Teaching Conditions & CareersBlended Learning’s Role
This report, part of the Digital Learning Now! Smart Series, examines how blended learning can improve the teaching profession

A Better Blend New from PI

Written by on April 29, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

A Better BlendBoost Student Outcomes w/ Digital Learning
Policymakers & implementers: boost power of blended learning by combining great digital + excellent teachers

Quakertown Case Study

Written by on April 25, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact, Uncategorized

Blended Learning Case StudyQuakertown, PA
Multimedia case study profiles a district’s approach to blended learning with focus on leadership, staffing, and cost-effectiveness

Charter School Quality: How Do 5 Cities Stack Up?

Written by on March 14, 2013. Posted in New From Public Impact

Charter School QualityHow Do 5 Cities Stack Up?
Report sheds light on charter performance and shows how it could improve with aggressive closures/replications

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