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

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.
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.