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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State Policy Snapshot: Facilities Funding for Public Charter Schools ReportsCharter School Facility Center at National Alliance for Public Charter Schools22 Jun, 2019 Charter school leaders struggle to find suitable and affordable facilities to house their growing student populations.  This report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (… Read more
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The State of the Charter Sector: What You Need to Know About the Charter Sector Today ReportsBellwether Education Partners22 Jan, 2019 Bellwether Education Partners (Bellwether) summarizes policies and trends and the current status of charter schools in the United States in this January 2019 presentation. The data in the… Read more
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Charter School Turnaround at University Preparatory Schools Case Study26 Sep, 2018 “College starts in kindergarten.” That is the motto of University Preparatory Schools (University Prep) public charter school network in Denver, CO, where scholars in grades K-5 visit a… Read more
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Where are the Charter School Deserts in Oklahoma? ReportsThomas B. Fordham Institute26 Sep, 2018 The Thomas B. Fordham Institute details the distribution of schools in Oklahoma in order to provide educators and policymakers with information about communities that provide no access to… Read more
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How School Choice Friendly is Tulsa, Oklahoma? ReportsThomas B. Fordham Institute09 Dec, 2015 Using nearly fifty markers of “choice friendliness,” this report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute shows which of thirty American cities are the best and worst for school choice. This is… Read more
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Indiana Charter School Board Charter School Pre-Opening Checklist ToolkitsIndiana Charter School Board25 Sep, 2018 The Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) provides newly approved charter school organizer this pre-opening checklist as a guide to ensure all required activities are completed prior to the… Read more
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Indiana Charter School Board Start-Up Manual ToolkitsIndiana Charter School Board25 Sep, 2018 The purpose of the Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) Start-Up Manual is to assist newly-awarded charter recipients with the completion of ICSB’s Pre-Opening Checklist items. The Manual… Read more
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
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
2018 Texas Charter Schools Conference Event24 Oct, 2018 to 26 Oct, 2018 The Texas Charter Schools Conference, TCSACon, is the place for charter leaders and innovators to meet to discuss trends and best practices with colleagues from across all sectors of the… Read more