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

Collision Course: Embracing Politics to Succeed in District-Charter Collaboration ReportsAshley Jochim, Sarah Yatski, Alice Opalka11 Jan, 2018 Many who attempt district-charter collaboration point to “politics” as a constraint that affects their work, but little is understood about why some collaborations enjoy broad support while… Read more
New Mexico Coalition for Charter Schools Annual Conference Event08 Dec, 2017 to 09 Dec, 2017 The conference strands include: Leadership and Management – Sessions on current leadership topics, financial, organizational management, facilities, charter school policy landscape… Read more
Fall Charter Startup Workshop Event02 Dec, 2017 How would you design a school to best educate the young people in your community? What additional options are needed to ensure that we're not providing only ONE type of education for a… Read more
November 2017 Newsletter Newsletters28 Nov, 2017 Federally-Funded Low-Cost Fund for Hurricane Damaged Charter Schools Key Takeaways: Using funding from the federal Charter Schools Program’s Credit Enhancement Program, Building Hope… Read more
A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Public Charter School Communities ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools23 Oct, 2017 Over the past 12 years, public charter school enrollment has tripled in response to the growing demands for high-quality public school options. Charter schools currently serve more than 3… Read more
Academic Performance Framework and Guidelines ToolkitsArizona State Board for Charter Schools10 Oct, 2017 In October 2012, the Board adopted its Academic Performance Framework and Guidance (“academic framework”). The purpose of the academic framework is to communicate the Board’s academic… Read more
Guide to the Charter Renewal Process ToolkitsArizona State Board for Charter Schools10 Oct, 2017 This document provides guidance for charter holders that are eligible to submit a Renewal Application to the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools (“Board”), pursuant to A.R.S. §15-183(I… Read more
October 2017 Newsletter Newsletters06 Oct, 2017 $253 Million Dollars in New Federal Grants to Expand Charter Schools Announced The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the FY 2017 awards for three Charter Schools Program grant… Read more