Open Meeting Law Q&A (During COVID 3.23.20)

In response to the many questions asked at the Board Chat on 3.23.20, we have developed the following to clarify questions. Please seek the following resource below, your school’s attorney or Jim Martin at 612-581-8450 jmartinlawfirm@gmail.com Minnesota Department of...

What Boards Should Know About Special Education

Special education is a broad and complex topic that can intimidate educators and board members alike. Even the most seasoned administrators can find themselves second-guessing prior knowledge, questioning new legislation, or needing a second (or third!) opinion on a...

Getting 360 Degree Reviews Right

Many of the charter schools we work with are adopting 360s as an element of their leadership development plan. We highly recommend this if used for development purposes only, not as part of the leadership’s performance review. We thought we would share this article...