Lessons for Charter School Founders:
Building Programs to Support Students who are in Need of Additional Support
This article has been excerpted from SchoolWorks Charter Application Writing Bootcamp.
How does your school identify and support students who are in need of additional support?
For individuals looking to launch... read more
When evaluating charter applications,
prioritize transparent and evidence-based decision making.
As the approval or denial of a charter school is a weighty decision that impacts the lives of students and families, the stakes of this decision-making process are inherently high. In order to fulfill this function successfully,... read more
Thinking of starting a charter school?
A clear vision is key.
A strong, comprehensive charter school application can take months and even up to a year to complete. The first step is to establish a clear vision of how the proposed school will serve students in a better way.
First Things First: What is a Charter School?... read more
Navigating the renewal process
while flying your plane.
Is Renewal on the Horizon? Don’t Panic.
If you’re part of a charter school’s leadership team, you know just how stressful and difficult it can be to prepare for renewal. Whether it’s assessing what your school needs in order to meet the authorizer’s... read more
Knoxville’s first and only public charter school, Emerald Academy.
SchoolWorks Salutes the Founding Team of Emerald Academy
New state academic achievement data confirms that Emerald Academy of Knoxville, TN is making significant progress in improving student learning outcomes. SchoolWorks supported Emerald Academy... read more