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Strengthening and Diversifying Public Charter School Boards in Los Angeles

October 05, 2018 by Anita Landecker, Carrie C. Irvin

An exciting pilot project is wrapping up this month involving the governing boards of 11 public charter schools across Los Angeles. Through this program, these public schools will welcome approximately two dozen new board members. Charter Board Partners and ExED partnered to make this program a reality, based on our shared belief that boards matter for students.

Take It Personally: Redefining What It Means to Serve on a Board

September 25, 2018 by Carrie C. Irvin

I want to talk to you about the power of the 15 million people who serve on nonprofit boards in the U.S.

Independent, non-elected boards make a difference

August 27, 2018 by Carrie C. Irvin

A recent report indicates that independent charter schools do better than charter-like schools run by school districts and offers reasons. Carrie Irvin adds one more reason: independent, non-elected school boards.

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.

Reflecting on ASU+GSV: Injecting Innovation into Charter Schools Through Their Boards

Bolstering charter school and CMO boards with new talent and with information about innovation and opportunity is an incredibly powerful lever for improving student outcomes.

Send us to SXSW EDU!

August 09, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Send us to Austin.

A Year of New Initiatives

July 26, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

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.