The one-pager summarizes all the possible performance indicators and potential point values in the Denver School Performance Framework (SPF).
This Denver document articulates all the legal and procedural requirements for a school that is closing. The tool is a working document that is shared between the closing school and the authorizer.
Guidance document created by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) explains the statues and process for modifying collective bargaining agreements (CBA) for Level 4 schools in Massachusetts.
Denver Public Schools uses this rubric to guide new school applications and existing operations of school organizations that oversee more than one school site.
This is a scoring rubric the state uses for potential School Turnaround Operators that submit an RFI to demonstrate expertise, capacity, and interest in serving as a Level 5 receiver (e.g. restart operator).
The Massachusetts DESE published this RFI to solicit information from individuals or non-profit organizations that may have the expertise, capacity, and interest in serving as a Level 5 receiver (e.g. restart operator).
This presentation explains how Denver Public Schools approaches oversight differently for entities that operate multiple school sites (e.g., charter management organizations).
This presentation is an example of the way that Denver Public Schools presents its new school approval and denial recommendations to the elected Board of Education. It includes recommendations for all new schools (whether district-run or charter).
This Green Dot tool is designed to outline characteristics of a complete and successful school transformation. The tool identifies critical actions to assess and prepare for opening a school restart.
This Green Dot Turnaround Planning Tool for high school transformation (restart) lists priority action items in the planning year of a transformation, critical school and “cluster”-level hires, and budgeting tools to support implementation planning and project management.
This document from Denver Public Schools is an example of their annual invitation to interested parties to apply to open a new school in Denver.
Green Dot uses this tool to identify a broad and comprehensive list of individuals who are important constituents of for school restart
This section from Green Dot’s High School Transformation Guidebook covers best practices for establishing an early presence with students and the community before the start of the year.
This simple two-page handout explains the new school approval process in Denver and highlights the various ways that community members can get involved with the process.
This document outlines the process, roles and timeline for a school quality review site visit to be conducted by DC PCSB.
This closure manual walks through all of the steps that a closing school must undertake during the wind-down period in Washington DC.
This document from Denver Public Schools is a combined invitation for new operators to apply and for pre-approved operators to seek a match placement at specific sites in the city that are in need of restart.
This checklist document guides the DC PCSB quality review of a charter operator (whether restart or new start) prior to opening.
This is a Denver Board of Education adopted policy that came out of the Denver Plan 2020 work. It establishes principles to guide the identification of schools for school replacement, restart and/or closure.
This guide to the Performance Management Framework (PMF) was created by the DC Public Charter School Board “so that school leaders, data managers, families, and other stakeholders would understand how each PMF score was calculated, which measures are used, and how these measures are weighed to form a score.”