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July 20, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

A Year of New Initiatives

Year-end message from Carrie Irvin, CEO and Co-founder

In NYC, Like Everywhere, School Boards are Key

July 20, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

A recent New York Times article lays out the case for mayoral control of schools and explains the argument against district school boards. But there is another important school dimension of governance: the school-level, non-elected, nonprofit boards that govern the 200+ public charter schools in New York City and thousands more schools across the country.

It’s Time for Those Difficult Conversations

July 19, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

If we want our schools to shape citizens who will make the world a better place, we must talk about issues of diversity, race, equity, and power. Yet many charter school boards avoid these issues, or just skate on their surface.

CBP & Ed Cities in The 74 Million

July 11, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

Charter Board Partners CEO Carrie Irvin and Ethan Gray, CEO of Education Cities, make the case that Logo from The 74 Millioneducation policy reforms are only as good as the governance systems that promote and monitor them.

Communications Coaching Sessions

May 17, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

Do you know what you want to say?

Low Rate on June Charters Conference

May 15, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

D.C. area board members, heads of school, staff, parents, and others: take advantage of a special low rate for the National Charter School Conference in Washington, D.C., June 11-14.

Board Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness

May 12, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness on Charter School Boards: Join CBP in an ongoing discussion of these issues and how they relate to good governance, accountability, and improving educational opportunities for all students.

Great Boards, Great Volunteers

April 28, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

For National Volunteer Appreciation Week we asked the great volunteers we've trained and connected with great schools what motivates them. Here's what they said.

Governance Tip #5: Great Board Meetings

April 24, 2017 by Shereen Williams

From planning the agenda to following up after the meeting, Shereen has a few tips on how to run great board meetings.

Breakfast at CBP’s

April 21, 2017 by Shereen Williams, Alicia Robinson

Six new candidates joined the CBP network over breakfast. You can, too.