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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Introduction More than 4,000 charter schools around the country…
Case Study | 20 Mar, 2020
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Four Domains for Significant and Sustainable Charter School Improvement: A Systems Framework for the Charter Context
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State Policy Snapshot: Facilities Funding for Public Charter Schools
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today

All Opening and Expanding Resources

Where are the Charter School Deserts in Kansas? ReportsThomas B. Fordham Institute24 Sep, 2018 The Thomas B. Fordham Institute details the distribution of schools in Kansas in order to provide educators and policymakers with information about communities that provide no access to… Read more
Webinar Survey: Communicating with Credibility Event19 Sep, 2018 Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. The purpose of the survey is to obtain information about how well the event met its objectives and your needs. Your feedback will assist… Read more
Ohio School Boards Association Guide to Charter or Community Schools ToolkitsOhio School Boards Association13 Sep, 2018 The Guide to Charter or Community Schools publication from Ohio School Boards provides an informative snapshot of charter or community schools in Ohio. It provides information on what… Read more
Webinar: The CSO Role in New School Development Webinar06 Sep, 2018 to 06 Sep, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Linda Brown, Building Excellent Schools Damon Norris, Arizona Charter Schools Association Kathy Zlomke,… Read more
Webinar Survey: New School Development Event06 Sep, 2018 Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. The purpose of the survey is to obtain information about how well the event met its objectives and your needs. Your feedback will assist… Read more
ED Soliciting Comments on Grants to Charter Management Organizations Newsletters14 Aug, 2018 The U.S. Department of Education's Charter Schools Program (CSP) recently released a notice of proposed priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for the CSP’s CMO… Read more
New School Leader Orientation ToolkitsIdaho Public Charter School Commission25 Jul, 2018 The purpose of this guide is to help familiarize charter school leaders with the PCSC’s role and provide important information and resources to support their work.
What You Need to Know to Start a Charter in Texas Event25 Jul, 2018 Are you considering starting a charter school in Texas?  If so, this training will clarify what you need to do in order to begin the process.  Join TCSA leaders as they walk you through the… Read more
New School Development: A Toolkit for Charter Support Organizations and Charter School Founders ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center10 Apr, 2018 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) released a new toolkit to help Charter Support Organizations (CSOs) and charter school founders find key resources on opening a new… Read more
Deep Community Engagement at the Native American Community Academy (NACA) Case Study15 Feb, 2018 Students who attend the Native American Community Academy (NACA) demonstrate academic achievement, proficiency, retention, graduation, and college attendance rates that far outpace their… Read more