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

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NCSRC Summer Chat Series on Community Engagement Webinar20 Jul, 2021 to 03 Aug, 2021 NCSRC held a series of three short "summer chats" inspired by the publication of our report, How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships. Like that publication,… Read more
Charter Management Organization Grantee Overviews: Environmental Charter Schools Profiles The U.S. Department of Education awards grants to Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) for the replication and expansion of high-quality charter schools (CMO Grants). The Department… Read more
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How Charter Schools Can Leverage Community Assets through Partnerships Reports16 Jun, 2021 Community partnerships empower charter schools by strengthening their capacity to serve the needs of students, families, and staff through deliberate partnerships with community-based… Read more
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Starting Strong: Best Practices in Starting a Charter School ToolkitsCannata, M., Thomas, G., & Thombre, Z., Vanderbilt Peabody College04 May, 2021 This report provides guidance, along with a collection of best practices, for individuals or groups interested in starting a new charter school, or for founders with a newly authorized… Read more
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SE Grantee Overviews Profiles This publication includes overviews of two State Entities (SE) who receive Charter School Programs (CSP) grants in order to open new charter schools and replicate and expand high-quality… Read more
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Charter School Facility Incubators: A case study of Washington, D.C.'s innovative approach to charter school facilities ReportsTim Field and Troy Smith01 Jul, 2019 This case study outlines how Washington, D.C.'s facilities "incubator" helps resolve charter facilities issues in the city.
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High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles - Michigan Profiles The High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles (State Profiles) are summaries of states’ charter school authorization policy contexts. The 19 states that are profiled represent the… Read more
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High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles - Wisconsin Profiles The High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles (State Profiles) are summaries of states’ charter school authorization policy contexts. The 19 states that are profiled represent the… Read more
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High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles - Washington Profiles The High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles (State Profiles) are summaries of states’ charter school authorization policy contexts. The 19 states that are profiled represent the… Read more
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High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles - Texas Profiles The High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles (State Profiles) are summaries of states’ charter school authorization policy contexts. The 19 states that are profiled represent the… Read more