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

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.
How to Start a Charter School in California ToolkitsCalifornia 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 California, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Colorado ToolkitsColorado League of Charter Schools18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Colorado, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in DC ToolkitsFriends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) 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 DC, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Florida ToolkitsFlorida Charter School Alliance18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Florida, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Georgia ToolkitsGeorgia Charter Schools Association 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 Georgia, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Idaho ToolkitsIdaho Charter School Network 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 Idaho, click "view resource" above.
How to Start a Charter School in Illinois ToolkitsIllinois Network of Charter Schools18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Illinois, click "view resource" above.