KTVB, February 8, 2022, by Tristan Lewis. A study commissioned by BLUUM shows there could be more than 42,000 more K-12 students in the state by 2030, compared to 2020. As the state of Idaho grows in population, Gem State school populations are growing as well. A new study by Idaho non-profit BLUUM showed Idaho […]
Idaho Charter Market Analysis: Exploring Growth Opportunities for Idaho Charter Schools
Statewide analysis seeks to understand the market opportunity for new charter schools in Idaho, using population growth projections and a quality seats analysis.
Charters Were Quicker to Provide Instruction, Regular Contact During Closures, Reports Say. But That’s Also How They ‘Keep the Kids,’ One Expert Explains
The 74, August 25, 2020, by Linda Jacobson Charter schools appeared to follow a more routine class schedule and stay in closer contact with students and families following shutdowns than district schools, according to a new analysis out Tuesday from Public Impact and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. But similar percentages of both charter and […]
New Report Highlights Charter Successes During Covid Shutdowns
By Paola Gilliam A sudden shift in the spring to effective online learning challenged all schools—but we quickly began to see anecdotal evidence of some charter schools reacting quickly and serving students well. In a new report we wrote with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, we offer evidence that some charter schools—smaller networks and […]
Learning in Real Time: How Charter Schools Served Students During Covid-19 Closures
Report profiles several charter schools to see how they used their flexibility and resourcefulness to respond quickly to the needs of their students at the start of the coronavirus outbreak in spring 2020.
Charter School Leaders of Color Draw from Experience to Support Excellence
By Public Impact How has being a person of color affected the ways in which successful charter school leaders built schools where students, families, and staff learn, grow, and thrive? We profiled eight such leaders to find out, in a three-part series written by Public Impact’s Daniela Doyle, Juli Kim, Shonaka Ellison, and Ismael Hernandez-Cruz in partnership with the National Alliance […]
Profiles of Leaders of Color: Building an Effective Staff
Report profiles three leaders about how they trained teachers in empathy to fight biases, developed a leader training program, and founded an alliance to develop future leaders of color.
Profiles of Leaders of Color: Engaging Families
Report profiles three leaders who reset expectations for parental involvement, and adjusted systems and structures to make it easier to engage families.
Profiles of Leaders of Color: Building a Strong School Culture
Report profiles two leaders of color who use language to bring together students from diverse backgrounds and communities, and provide students with opportunities to follow their dreams.
Did Indianapolis students do better after struggling schools were restarted? A new study takes a look.
Chalkbeat, November 1, 2019, by Stephanie Wang When Indianapolis Public Schools “restarted” chronically struggling schools, students who stayed under the new management sometimes made smaller gains on tests compared to their classmates who left, a new study finds. Over time, however, students at the restarted schools closed some of the gaps. The study by Public […]
The Impact of School Restarts: Lessons from Four Indianapolis Schools
Report considers the impact of four charter school restarts in Indianapolis.
Meeting the Potential of a Virtual Education: Lessons from Operators Making Online Schooling Work
Report highlights the experience of two nonselective virtual charter schools making online schooling work for their student.