Report illuminates how districts are implementing autonomous district schools to gain charter-like flexibilities and opportunities.
Beyond the Fringe: Charter Authorizing as Enrollment Grows
Report presents a framework for considering the issues that arise as charter enrollment grows in a city and how those issues affect students’ access to great schools.
Beyond District/Charter: How City Leaders Catalyze and Support Systems of Great Schools
Report documents how education “quarterbacks” have supported governance reform in three cities.
How, Why Districts and Charters Engage: New in Education Next
As the charter school sector has grown too large to ignore in some cities, districts and charters have sometimes begun collaborating or coordinating some efforts. Public Impact’s Daniela Doyle, Christen Holly, and Bryan Hassel focus on how and why this happened by looking at Cleveland in a new piece for Education Next, based on their […]
Is Détente Possible? District-Charter School Relations in Four Cities
Report examines how districts work with the charters in their midst—in Boston, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, and Washington, D.C.
Early Lessons from Newark’s Experience with Charter Schools
Case study examines the forces that helped grow the charter sector in Newark, and the opportunities and issues for charters and the district when the charter sector grows large.
Expanding District Capacity to Turn Around Failing Schools: An Evaluation of the Cameron Middle School Charter Conversion
Report details the conversion of a school’s operation from the district to a charter management organization in Nashville.