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

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
Partnership Schools: New Governance Models for Creating Quality School Options in Districts ReportsRobin Lake01 Oct, 2017 In at least 10 U.S. cities, a new partnership schools model is emerging. This “third way” governance strategy can break through contentious district-charter divides and could help improve… 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
Better Together: Ensuring Quality District Schools in Times of Charter Growth and Declining Enrollment ReportsRobin Lake01 Sep, 2017 CPRE’s report finds that most major school districts have not taken advantage of crucial opportunities to reduce costs as their enrollment has decreased. School districts must learn to make… Read more
June 2017 Newsletter Newsletters27 Jun, 2017 Case Study on Personalized Learning at Cornville Regional Charter School The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently visited a successful and expanding charter school in… Read more
Bridging the District-Charter Divide to Help More Students Succeed ReportsRobin Lake, Sarah Yatsko, Sean Gill, Alice Opalka01 Jan, 2017 Animosity between school districts and charter schools has been the norm since the nation’s first charter school opened in 1992, but that is now starting to change. In at least 35 urban… Read more