This case study tells how Tennessee evolved from being one of the most inhospitable states for charter schools to one of the most favorable for charter expansion and the lessons from that evolution.
This “Greenlight” document describes the autonomies and operating conditions that UP Education Network considers when deciding to takeover low-performing (Level 4 and Level 5) school in Massachusetts.
This is the actual application that TN ASD uses for operators who wish to be approved to open as restart providers.
This document presents the high-level needs and general process guidance for potential charter applicants to submit as a prospective restart operator.
Evaluation rubric used by New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) to evaluate charter operator applications for i3 grant funds to open restart schools in New Orleans.
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
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 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 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 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 document from Denver Public Schools is an example of their annual invitation to interested parties to apply to open a new school in Denver.
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 presentation is shared with prospective school applicants who are interested in opening schools in Washington DC.
Contract between Camden school district (authorizer) and Mastery schools (operator) outlines performance expectations, student enrollment requirements, data sharing, and facilities.