Author: Kim Brater

Charter Schools Face Facilities Challenges

Access to appropriate facilities and the funds to pay for them remain big obstacles for charter school expansion today. More than one million students are on charter school waiting lists across the country. One reason for this points to facilities needs. With only 12% of charters able to qualify for a bond, many are left…

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Charter school funding options

Across the country, today’s charter schools need better access to charter school funding for working capital and facilities financing at all stages of growth. Having reliable sources of charter school funding when needed allows schools to hire teachers, purchase textbooks, upgrade classroom technology, and expand the school’s facilities footprint so charter leaders can focus on…

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Come and Play! Live webcast 5/18. Last chance to register!

Have you ever wondered if play matters in today’s education? We did too and so we decided to partner with Kevin Carroll to bring charter leaders, advocates and students a free YouTube Live series designed exclusively for charter schools. We will begin our exploration with four key themes that impact charter schools, education and the classroom…

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Charter School Advocacy Day

On Tuesday, May 3rd, thousands of charter school advocates flocked to their state’s capitals to encourage legislative support and action for the charter school movement. Known across the country as Charter School Advocacy Day, this nationally coordinated effort empowers students, teachers, parents, and administrators to share their stories of charter school successes directly with state…

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