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Collaboration makes schools, city better

July 28, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Spotlight: Crissy Dastrup applauds the growing collaboration among Kansas City Schools and applauds her training by CBP.

CBP in Action:  Bringing Top Talent to Charter School Boards

July 25, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

It was no surprise when Nasir Qadree said he wasn't interested in joining the board of a school that is already highly successful. “I wanted to be on the board of a school that was experiencing some challenges,” he says.

What is a Legacy?

July 20, 2018 by Kate Essex

Imagine a great school represented as a Jenga game, a tower of blocks balanced intricately on top of one another. The leader of your school is one of those blocks, a critical component of the foundation. What would happen if you were forced to remove that block today? Would the structure hold?

Effective Boards, Schools: Good for Politics & Kids

July 11, 2018 by Carrie C. Irvin

The political context around charter schools and reform feels fraught. Doubling down on accountability across the sector is essential.

Diversity in Action: Program Increases Latino Representation on Boston Education Boards

July 08, 2018 by Amanda Fernandez, Carrie C. Irvin

A year and a half after piloting the Latino Board Fellows Program, 19 Latino leaders have been selected, trained, and matched to the boards of directors of education nonprofits and charter schools in Boston.

Building Leadership Capacity in the Big Easy

July 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

At a time of big transitions for New Orleans charter schools, Charter Board Partners is teaming up with the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools.

Florida Applies Federal CSP Funds to Board Training

July 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Jenna Hodgens has been a part of authorizing many charter schools in her 16 years as General Director for Charter Schools with Hillsborough County Public Schools, based in Tampa, Florida. She has also closed more schools than she would have liked.

Building a More Effective Board

July 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

“We think we have a pretty good board,” says Jack Metz, a member of the school board at LLT Academy charter school in Hillsborough County, Florida. “But we can do some things better."