A Framework for Academic Quality: A Report From the National Consensus Panel on Charter School Academic Quality

by The National Consensus Panel, Charter School Quality Consortium, June 2008

The charter school idea is based on a simple, compelling bargain: greater autonomy in exchange for greater accountability for student achievement. This report describes a "common core" of academic quality indicators, measures, metrics and benchmark comparisons to be used by charters nationwide that will enable charter school leaders to fulfill the promise of the charter movement and maximize its success.

Online Resource Library of the Danielson Framework for Teaching

This site allows the user to download and view several videos of Charlotte Danielson explaining the Framework for Teaching, along with downloadable tools for the teacher and school leader to use for assessment.

Robert Marzano on Responding to Failure

Dr. Robert Marzano
"One of the reasons people don't try challenging goals is because there's always failure built in," says 2011 ASCD Annual Conference presenter Robert Marzano.

A Blueprint for Reform: The Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

United States Department of Education
The Obama administration released its blueprint for revising the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) on March 13, 2010.

Network of Independent Charter Schools, A Project of the Center for Educational Innovation - Public Education Association (CEI-PEA)
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