Education Report Roundup

Charter School Program Approaches in California Highlighted

By Linda Jacobson — September 27, 2006 1 min read

An executive summary of “Compendium Study of Promising Practices: Innovations in Charter Schools” is available from the Center on Educational Governance at the University of Southern California.

A new report by the University of Southern California in Los Angeles highlights what it sees as effective practices in 20 charter schools in California, including efforts such as project-based learning, parent involvement, and the infusion of arts in the curriculum.

The report said its goal was to showcase charter schools that are improving student learning using some unconventional approaches.