Opening and Expanding

If you are looking for a toolkit to open a school in your state, please find your state's CSO (Charter Support Organization).

Featured Opening and Expanding Resources

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“A Synthesis of Research on Charter School Facilities” examines the…
Reports | 06 Oct, 2020
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How AppleTree Institute and Hiawatha Academies Are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in…
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A Tale of Two Grantees: How NYSED and NCDPI are Using CSP Funds to Make a Difference in Their States
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A Strategic Approach to School Improvement Using the Four Domains
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Don’t Stop Improving: A Strategic Approach to School Improvement Using the Four Domains

All Opening and Expanding Resources

2021 Louisiana Public Charter School Conference Event09 Dec, 2021 The LAPCS Charter School Conference is the only statewide conference dedicated to bringing together charter school educators, experts, and advocates for dynamic learning and networking… Read more
2021 Michigan Charter Symposium Event08 Dec, 2021 to 09 Dec, 2021 The Michigan Charter School Symposium is a conference built for charter professionals, by charter professionals, to celebrate charter professionals. We believe that to push the boundaries… Read more
Charter School Development Center (CA) 2021 Leadership Update Conference Event06 Dec, 2021 to 07 Dec, 2021 CSDC’s 2021 Leadership Update Conference will be held both in-person and online, with extended workshops and breakout sessions, networking and engagement features for in-person attendees,… Read more
21st Annual South Carolina Charter Schools Conference Event29 Nov, 2021 to 01 Dec, 2021 For 20 years, the Annual Charter Schools Conference has been the largest gathering of charter school leaders in South Carolina. It is the destination for quality training and professional… Read more
The National Charter Collaborative Unconference Event10 Nov, 2021 Join NCC for an afternoon of community building, reflection, and celebration with charter leaders of color who have led the way and are making a difference in the sector. The virtual event… Read more
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Capacity-Building Guide for Founding Native American Charter Schools Toolkits07 Oct, 2021 Charter schools are a viable option for Native American tribal communities to engage in and support sovereignty and self-determination in education. The charter model affords the autonomy… Read more
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools, Part 2: The Roles and Perspectives of Charter School Leaders and Board Members Reports04 Oct, 2021 Although school failure and school improvement are complex challenges that look different in different contexts, patterns and trends associated with schools in distress are emerging. This… Read more
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A Strategic City-Based Framework for Effectively and Efficiently Educating Students with Disabilities ReportsLauren Morando Rhim23 Jul, 2021 The Center for Learner Equity published a framework that introduces critical components of a strategic, city-based framework, along with details regarding how this can lead to better access… Read more
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Putting Students First: Profiles of District-Charter Collaboration in the District of Columbia and Massachusetts ReportsChait, R. & Keirstead, C.01 Jan, 2019 These brief profiles provide an overview of several cross-sector initiatives in the District of Columbia and in Massachusetts.  
The State Role in Supporting District-Charter Collaboration: Opportunities for Action ReportsChait, R., Dwyer, C., & Keirstead, C.01 Jan, 2019 This guide is intended as a resource for state education agency (SEA) leaders, other state-level policymakers, and their staff to prompt their thinking about what such support could look… Read more