The Camden City School District released this press announcement in March 2015 to communicate its decision to “transform” five of its lowest performing schools through restarts with high-performing school operators.
UP Education School Takeover Announcement Guide
This guide provides a detailed protocol for coordinating the announcement and immediate actions following the public communication of a decision for UP Education Network to restart a school.
SRC Presentation on Process and Matching Recommendations 2010
Document is the May 2010 presentation by the School District of Philadelphia during a public school board meeting to announce school-operator match recommendations.
NAC Rubric on Restart Operator Application
This rubric is used by the Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) members in Tennessee to provide feedback on each operator’s Application to Match.
Community Engagement During Match
This presentation explains recent modifications to the community engagement strategy and approach around matching approved operators to schools in need of restart within the TN ASD.
Charter RFP Guidance for Applicants
This document presents the high-level needs and general process guidance for potential charter applicants to submit as a prospective restart operator.
Application to Neighborhood Advisory Council
This is the application that community members fill out in order to serve on the Neighborhood Advisory Council to the TN ASD.
Application to Match to Restart School
This document outlines the process steps and specific application questions that a pre-approved TN ASD operator must address in order to apply to “match” with a specific restart school.
RSD Review Committee Orientation and Training Materials
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.
Feedback Form for Charter Operator Intro Meetings September 2013
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.
Reed Planning Two Page Explanation June 2014
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.
Community Engagement Process Meetings
This series of seven presentations was used to facilitate a community thought partner group in Denver.
Restart Case Study NSVF
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.
Call for New Quality Schools Board Recommendations 2015
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).
Call for New Quality Schools 2016
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.
Call for New Quality Schools Supplement Overview Handout 2015
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.
Call for New Quality Schools Supplement 2015
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.
Denver School Performance Compact
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.
Reed Community Engagement Process Summary May 2014
This Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD) presentation summarizes the process of working with a New Orleans school community to determine the restart intervention strategy.
Baton Rouge Achievement Zone Community Engagement Process Summary Report Fall 2013
This Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD) presentation summarizes the activities of the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone Advisory Board (BRAZAB).