Studies on Charter Schools

Because knowledge is power!

Changing the public's opinion of Ohio's charter schools starts with education. The Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools works hard to keep people informed about what charter school leaders are doing around the state, and to bust the common myths surrounding charter schools.

OAPCS Annual Report

OAPCS Studies

The OAPCS is proud to provide the following studies.

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

 

Other Studies of Interest

Recommended Reading

Ohio ESEA Waiver Full Application

K-8 Charter Schools:  Closing the Achievement Gap, US Dept of Education Innovations in Education

Charter High Schools:  Closing the Achievement Gap, US Dept of Education Innovations in Education

Successful Charter Schools, US Dept of Education Innovations in Education

Steadying the Three-Legged Stool, NACSA

Challenges of Starting and Operating Charter Schools

Charter Schooling in the Buckeye State:  A Tough Nut to Crack in Ohio, Progressive Policy Institute

Why Do Parents Choose Charter Schools? KidsOhio

Working without a safety net - how charter leaders can best survive on the high wire, National Charter School Research Project

Toledo School for the Arts Events Guide 2009-2010 

Find at your local bookstore or order online: 

Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

A Place Called School, John Goodlad

Sweating the Small Stuff:  Inner-City Schools and the New Paternalism, David Whitman, Chester Finn

Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell

Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America, Jay Matthews

 

 

 

 

Inside Urban Charter Schools: Promising Practices and Strategies in Five High-Performing Schools, Katherine Merseth

 

The Seven Outs: Strategic Planning Made Easy for Charter Schools, Brian Carpenter, PhD

 

Our School: The Inspiring Story of Two Teachers, One Big Idea, and the School That Beat the Odds, Joanne Jacobs

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EschoolStudy_final6-24-09.pdf333.78 KB
a tough nut to crack in ohio.pdf4.96 MB
challenges of starting and operating charters schools.pdf103.35 KB
NCLB Charter High Schools Closing the Achievement Gap.pdf4.13 MB
NCLB K-8 Charters Closing the Achievement Gap.pdf2.42 MB
NCLB Successful Charter Schools.pdf3.45 MB
Steadying the Three-Legged Stool.pdf272.06 KB
Why do parents choose charter schools?1.34 MB
Working without a safety net - how charter leaders can best survive on the high wire.pdf1.22 MB
Evaluation of evidence based practices in online learning.pdf818.84 KB
TSA events Guide 09_10 2.pdf5.5 MB