Resources for schools


Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools

  • An Ohio-specific perspective on the charter school movement; news, events, and best practices.

Ohio Coalition for Quality Education

  • Information related to advocacy for charter schools, and policy/legislative developments.

Office of Community Schools, Ohio Department of Education

  • A beginning link for information available to charters and developers in Ohio.

Ohio Community School Law

  • Key information regarding Ohio’s current statutory requirements for charter schools

Ohio’s Consolidated Accountability Workbook

  • A detailed description of the metrics (and ramifications) used to hold all of Ohio’s public schools accountable.

Ohio Department of Education

  • Homepage for the Ohio Department of Education.

Ohio Leadership Advisory Council

  • Information related to the Ohio Improvement Process and ongoing school improvement efforts in Ohio.

Ohio’s Office of Exceptional Children

  • Information related to regulations and resources for the education of gifted students and those with disabilities.

Value Added Information

  • Resources and training on Ohio’s growth model.

Online Colleges in Ohio

  • Resources for best Online Colleges and Universities in Ohio


Center for Education Reform

  • Comprehensive information regarding ongoing national school reform efforts.

Common Core Standards

  • Detailed information about core standards in reading and math.

Dr. Brian L. Carpenter and Associates: Governing Authority Resources

  • A training resource, Dr. Carpenter has authored three books on the subject of effective governance for charters.

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

  • Information on charter school best practices and news throughout the country.

National Charter School Resource Center

  • Nation-wide charter school information.

National Secondary Transitional Technical Assistance Center

  • Evidence-based practices, toolkits, and online training resources for transition-related services.

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

  • A resource for new online, state-wide assessments

Response to Intervention (RTI) Action Network

  • Training and resources designed to support the implementation of Response to Intervention efforts.

Universal Design for Learning

  • Research and guidelines about practices which engage learners by meaningful differentiations of instruction.

What Works Clearinghouse

  • A significant resource of research-based practices that produce results in classrooms.