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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.

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.

CBP Pilots Program in Mile High City

March 21, 2017 by Kate Essex, Debbie Lister

Charter Board Partners is excited to be a part of the effort to dramatically increase the number of high performing schools in the Mile High City.

CBP and BoardSource Partner to Support Strong Charter School Governance

March 10, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin, Anne Wallestad

Charter Board Partners and BoardSource have joined forces to create a new membership program that will help public charter school boards govern more effectively.

First-Ever DC Charters Conference Taps CBP Expertise

February 26, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Charter Board Partners was honored to lead the governance strand for the first-ever DC Charter School Conference, attended by well over 400 charter school leaders, board members, administrators, supporters, funders, and advocates.

Top 10 Reasons To Join a Charter School Board

February 06, 2017 by Shereen Williams

CBP's Shereen Williams shares her top ten reasons to join a charter school board--don't miss this spirited take on why you should consider this important, meaningful civic engagement opportunity.

Building, Engaging, and Activating a Community:  CBP’s Upcoming Convening for Board Members of Color

January 26, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Charter Board Partners is excited to announce our upcoming convening for charter school board members of color in Washington, DC. This blog post shares some of the questions we'll be addressing and offers our reasons for organizing this discussion.

Is Governance Having a Moment?

October 14, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

Lots of governance talk this week! Here's CBP's take. We're excited to see partners and friends across sectors focus on the importance of strong and diverse boards.

A Welcome Spotlight on DC’s Charter School Board Members

September 29, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Bellwether Education released a report today, "Charter School Boards in the Nation's Capital." CBP offers our thoughts about the report's recommendations.