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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All Opening and Expanding Resources

2015 CSP Grants Competition: Replication & Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools Announcements12 Jun, 2015 The U.S. Department of Education's Charter Schools Program (CSP) the 2015 CSP Grants Competition for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools on 6/12/15. This program is… Read more
Startup Teacher Education: A Fresh Take on Teacher Credentialing ReportsThomas Arnett01 Jun, 2015 As education reformers across the country are working to improve student outcomes at scale, many are focusing on improving the teaching force. This case study describes how three groups of… Read more
State Capacity to Support School Turnaround ReportsNational Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance01 May, 2015 One objective of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) School Improvement Grants (SIG) and Race to the Top (RTT) program is to help states enhance their capacity to support the turnaround… Read more
Strategies for Community Engagement in School Turnaround ReportsThe Reform Support Network02 Mar, 2015 Across the United States, school districts and State education agencies (SEAs) have turned their attention to the chronically lowest performing schools and drop out factories, investing… Read more
Pushed Out? Low-Performing Students and New York City Charter Schools ReportsMarcus Winters, Ph.D.01 Mar, 2015   The significant growth of charter schools in the United States has brought praise for the excellent results achieved by some schools as well as criticism that charter schools may not be… Read more
Tennesse Charter School Center: State of the Sector Report ReportsTennessee Charter School Center23 Feb, 2015 A comprehensive review of the developments in Tennessee's charter space to then end of 2013-2014 school year. 
How to Start a Charter School in Alabama Toolkits 18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Alabama, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Alaska Toolkits18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Alaska, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Arizona ToolkitsArizona Charter Schools Association18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Arizona, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Arkansas ToolkitsArkansas Public School Resource Center18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Arkansas, click "view resource" above.