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Texas Education Agency (TEA) Review of School Reform Grants Competition

By | 2017-08-14T18:02:24+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Review of School Reform Grants Competition Project Lead: Jesus Davila Safal Partners recently organized and facilitated the expert review of School Reform Grants for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). This project typifies Safal’s ability to provide timely support that expands the capacity of our partners. The TEA needed a [...]

Ideas in Action: Helping Students Find Their “True North” Through Social-Emotional Learning

By | 2017-09-13T18:06:08+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Key Practice: Teaching students social-emotional skills that enable them to understand the perspectives of people from other backgrounds prepares them for college and the global workplace. Sharp minds. Big hearts. Noble purpose. Aligned Actions. With purpose like that, it’s no wonder Valor Collegiate Academies, located in Nashville, is positively soaring in developing students who [...]

Top Five Sessions from National Charter School Conference

By | 2018-02-27T20:21:50+00:00 July 6th, 2017|

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ team sat in on many dynamic conversations last week at the annual National Charter Schools Conference in Washington D.C. With input from audience members, speakers, and National Alliance staff, they’re sharing some audience favorites. The NCSRC session was referenced as one of the top 5 sessions at [...]

Educators at This School Give Students a Choice and Voice in How They Want to Learn

By | 2017-11-30T05:24:29+00:00 June 9th, 2017|

Educators at This School Give Students a Choice and Voice in How They Want to Learn Friday, June 9, 2017 | Safal Partners Schools providing personalized learning integrate student interests and self-pacing into their curriculum by combining student-centered practices with technology. There are many approaches to personalized learning, and schools may incorporate various [...]

Case Study: Personalized Learning in Cornville Regional Charter School

By | 2017-07-17T18:53:54+00:00 June 7th, 2017|

This case study features Cornville Regional Charter School (CRCS) and its learner-centric personalized learning methodology. Founded in 2012, CRCS is a charter program located in rural Maine, and the school serves 144 students in grades K-8. CRCS has fully integrated proficiency-based personalized learning into their curriculum. Personalized learning is a philosophy that uses student-centered [...]

Opinion: Child-Centered School Proposals Should Prompt Rigorous Authorizing—Not Lazy Denials

By | 2017-11-30T05:19:37+00:00 May 24th, 2017|

Opinion: Child-Centered School Proposals Should Prompt Rigorous Authorizing—Not Lazy Denials Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Alex Medler A recent Fordham Institute study, Three Signs That a Proposed Charter School Is at Risk of Failing, compared the details of charter school applications to the performance of the resulting schools. According to authors Anna Nicotera and David [...]

NCSRC Publication: Students with Disabilities Resources

By | 2017-04-12T22:03:03+00:00 April 7th, 2017|

As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve students with disabilities (SWD); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a corresponding opportunity to provide innovative, student-centered opportunities to meet those obligations. This compilation from the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) is designed to provide the charter school community with [...]

NCSRC Publication: English Learner Resources

By | 2017-04-12T22:03:44+00:00 April 7th, 2017|

As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve English Leaners (EL); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a corresponding opportunity to provide innovative, student-centered opportunities to meet those obligations. This compilation from the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) is designed to provide the charter school community with access [...]

Opinion: Now More Than Ever, Diverse Charter Schools Are Essential

By | 2017-11-30T05:16:51+00:00 February 13th, 2017|

Opinion: Now More Than Ever, Diverse Charter Schools Are Essential Monday, February 13, 2017 | Safal Partners America grows more diverse every day. In the future, today’s young people will need to be able to thrive amid a multiplicity of nationalities, perspectives and practices; our society and economy count on it. But too many [...]

Here’s Why One Charter School Believes Diversity Is the Future

By | 2017-11-30T05:14:49+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

Here’s Why One Charter School Believes Diversity Is the Future Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Safal Partners There is a small but growing number of leaders engaging in intentionally diverse charter schools. To understand these schools and everything they are trying to achieve, it helps to listen to people creating, working in and sending [...]