Document developed by UP Education Network (restart operator) to provide guidance to school leaders on how to recruit and enroll students.
This document describes the student enrollment policy for a restart school operated by UP Education Network.
This guide provides a detailed protocol for coordinating the announcement and immediate actions following the public communication of a decision for UP Education Network to restart a school.
This “Greenlight” document describes the autonomies and operating conditions that UP Education Network considers when deciding to takeover low-performing (Level 4 and Level 5) school in Massachusetts.
This document describes the Founders Fellowship program operated by Empower Schools, a Massachusetts-based education support organization, in partnership with the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP). The program recruits and prepares education leaders to found, design, and lead new (restart) middle schools in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between local school board and teacher’s union for teachers and other staff of a cluster of schools in the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP).
Contract (MOU) between Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (new non-profit entity), local school board (Springfield Public Schools) and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (SEA) that outlines the authorities and responsibilities of the parties involved. The contract articulates a unique relationship between local school district, SEA, and the new Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP) that is responsible for oversight of schools.
Guidance document created by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) explains the statues and process for modifying collective bargaining agreements (CBA) for Level 4 schools in Massachusetts.
This is a scoring rubric the state uses for potential School Turnaround Operators that submit an RFI to demonstrate expertise, capacity, and interest in serving as a Level 5 receiver (e.g. restart operator).
The Massachusetts DESE published this RFI to solicit information from individuals or non-profit organizations that may have the expertise, capacity, and interest in serving as a Level 5 receiver (e.g. restart operator).