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National Alliance of Charter School Authorizers Releases Yearly Authorizing Report

The National Alliance of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) released their newest report today, The State of Charter School Authorizing, 2013. The report summarizes the results of NACSA’s yearly authorizer survey and analyzes the current authorizing efforts against their standard of 12 essential practices. This year half of all charter school authorizers completed the 93-item survey more »

Additional Funding for Advanced Opportunities Programs

Beginning next school year, high school students attending public schools across Idaho will have access to new funding to help cover the costs of taking college-level courses or professional-technical certification exams while still in high school. During the 2014 Legislative Session, the Idaho Legislature passed Senate Bill 1233, which approved funds to cover of up to 75% more »

Report Explores How More Time for School Can Boost Teacher Quality

From Education Week By Samantha Stainburn May 14, 2014 A new report looks at how expanded school schedules can be used to boost teacher effectiveness by creating more time for educators to plan with colleagues, analyze student data, and develop new skills. The report from the National Center on Time & Learning, a Boston-based research and more »