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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.

Charter boards need to understand school discipline

July 09, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

Another entry in the ongoing and important discussion about student discipline in public charter schools. CBP CEO Carrie Irvin discusses the crucial relationship between charter school boards and their authorizer in DC.

Want a Great New School? Get the Board on Board

July 01, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

In collaboration with Tom Vander Ark, CBP CEO Carrie Irvin offers some thoughts for school founders about the importance of building a strong board from the start.

Charter School Boards Need to be Part of the Discipline Solution

CBP's President, Carrie C. Irvin, and CBP board member and Deputy Director of DC's authorizing agency, Naomi R. DeVeaux, offer their perspective on the role of charter school boards with regard to discipline policies, in response to CRPE's just-released report on discipline policies in charter schools.

What Happens in the Board Room…

March 02, 2015 by Carrie C. Irvin

Research links strong board governance in hospitals to increased quality of clinical care and even reduced mortality rates. Strong governance is just as important when it comes to the quality of education delivered by public charter schools.

Announcing a New Partnership to Strengthen Public Charter School Governance in Missouri

February 19, 2015 by Carrie C. Irvin

Today, Charter Board Partners announces a collaborative partnership with the Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA). The goal of the partnership is to provide Missouri charter school boards greater access to tools and resources to support strong governance and improve school quality.

100 Board Members Working for DC Students

October 07, 2014 by Carrie C. Irvin, Simmons Lettre

CBP celebrates its 100th board member joining a charter school board.

The Not-So-Secret Ingredient for Great Schools

August 27, 2014 by Carrie C. Irvin

Strong governance is a key element of strong schools, for many reasons, but most of all because accountability for the academic performance of the students in a charter school ultimately rests with the board.