Knowledge Core Keyword: Financial Oversight

Example Charter School Budget Template: Tennessee Achievement School District

This is the charter school budget template used by the Tennessee Achievement School District in its charter school application process. The template is a required element of each charter school application and is used in the evaluation of the applicant’s financial plan. This document is a Core Example that accompanies NACSA’s Knowledge Core course, “Charter Application Process and Decision Making: An Overview.”

Example Charter School Budget Template: Denver Public Schools

This is the charter school budget template used by the Denver Public Schools in its charter school application process. The document is a required element of each charter school application and is used in the evaluation of the applicant’s financial plan. This document is a Core Example that accompanies NACSA’s Knowledge Core course, “Charter Application Process and Decision Making: An Overview.”

Accountability in Action: A Comprehensive Guide to Charter School Closure

This Comprehensive Guide to Charter School Closure is designed to assist the staff and board members of authorizing agencies as they address the wide array of challenges involved in any closure decision. It draws directly upon the successful experiences of other authorizers across the country and includes useful information on performance management, decision-making, and stakeholder communication, as well as practical tools to successfully manage a charter school closure.

Accountability in Action: A Comprehensive Guide to Charter School Closure

This Comprehensive Guide to Charter School Closure is designed to assist the staff and board members of authorizing agencies as they address the wide array of challenges involved in any closure decision. It draws directly upon the successful experiences of other authorizers across the country and includes useful information on performance management, decision-making, and stakeholder communication, as well as practical tools to successfully manage a charter school closure.

Steering the Course for Success: Authorizers and Effective Charter School Governance

Researcher Gary Gruber has stated, “No other singular variable is more important for the health and vitality of a school than the way that it is governed. Teacher competencies, student achievement, parental …

Navigating the Closure Process

Charter school closure, though sometimes challenging and emotionally charged, is an essential aspect of the charter school movement. The purpose of this Issue Brief is to provide a practice-oriented resource for authorizers …

Core Performance Framework and Guidance – March 2013

The Core Performance Framework and Guidance, which offers academic, financial and organizational performance frameworks—each with indicators, measures, targets and ratings; detailed explanation of each framework; guidance on customization of the frameworks; and …

Charter School Authorizers and Oversight: Where is the Line Between Effectively Holding Schools Accountable and Overregulation?

The basic charter school bargain—freedom in exchange for accountability—presents unique challenges to authorizers. Authorizers must walk a tightrope of sorts, respecting each charter school’s independence and distinct mission, while holding every school …