Grant application used by New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) to award federal Investing in Innovation (i3) grant funds to charter operators that implemented restarts in New Orleans
This report from the Philadelphia Renaissance School Advisory Board (RSAB) summarizes recommendations for the process by which the district should intervene in lowest performing schools.
Document is a brief, one-page overview of the “school review” process that New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) implements in order to provide formative feedback on school strengths and growth areas, and to define action steps for school improvement.
Document includes the agenda, speaker bios, and presentation slides from the Louisiana Future Schools Summit that was hosted in January 2013 in support of charter and restart operator recruitment.
The Louisiana Charter School Performance Compact (CSPC), available at http://www.louisianabelieves.com/resources/library/charter-schools, describes the accountability mechanism for all charter schools authorized by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE).
The Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD) used this presentation to train “match” application reviewers for a school restart decision. It describes the overall process and includes a timeline, school descriptions, and rubric for selecting the matched restart operator.
The Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD) used this feedback form during operator-community introductory meetings. The form asks 10 open-response questions to solicit feedback from community members on the operator presentation and about the value of the introductory meetings.
The Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD) designed this presentation to recruit high-performing school operators to open schools in Louisiana, with a focus on Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
This Louisiana Department of Education document is an information-rich presentation (37 pages) designed as a stand-alone document to communicate opportunities for Districts, charter organizations, educators, and other organizations to get involved in improving lowest-performing schools.
This Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD) document provides a concise and detailed description for the visioning process at Reed High School to collect community input on the future of the school.
This summary document describes the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone Advisory Board (BRAZAB) community engagement process. The process included focus groups and community visioning meetings with stakeholders in the community to identify transformation/restart priorities for leadership, student achievement, school culture, and parent engagement.
This series of seven presentations was used to facilitate a community thought partner group in Denver.
This is a report commissioned by the DC Fund of New Schools Venture Fund. It profiles two charter-to-charter restarts and explores some of the challenges and lessons learned early in the process.
This document outlines a series of workshops that are designed to support new schools in an effective planning and transition year prior to opening in Denver.
This presentation serves to train the new school Application Review Team (ART) members in Denver.
This document describes the Founders Fellowship program operated by Empower Schools, a Massachusetts-based education support organization, in partnership with the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP). The program recruits and prepares education leaders to found, design, and lead new (restart) middle schools in Springfield, Massachusetts.
This report is a sample stoplight report produced by the Denver School Performance Rating.
Collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between local school board and teacher’s union for teachers and other staff of a cluster of schools in the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP).
The detailed rubric explains how points are computed and assigned for each indicator on the Denver Public Schools School Performance Framework.
Contract (MOU) between Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (new non-profit entity), local school board (Springfield Public Schools) and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (SEA) that outlines the authorities and responsibilities of the parties involved. The contract articulates a unique relationship between local school district, SEA, and the new Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP) that is responsible for oversight of schools.