The Charter School Capital Blog

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Education Next Poll Findings – National Alliance Weighs In

Findings released from the Education Next poll on school choice, common core, and other education-related topics, showed a dip in public approval. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the following statement. “Today’s report from Education Next finds a dip in broad public support for public charter schools. We are grateful for the report’s contributions to…

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Seeing Charter School Students Through College Graduation

About 15 years ago, charter school leaders decided to up the ante from seeing students through high school graduation and into a four-year college to seeing them all the way through college graduation. Data shows that their efforts have paid off. Now charter school students are graduating from college at a rate of 3-5 times the national average, which in recent years has been at a rate of 59% for first-time,…

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Our Team Presents to Florida Charter Leaders

Charter School Capital sponsored a breakfast meeting this week in Florida with more than 50 charter school principals and assistant principals from the Orange County Public School District in attendance. This gathering was co-sponsored by Kia Scott, Executive Director, and Gina Doyle, Senior Administrator of the School Choice Services of the Orange County Public Schools. We…

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First School Facility Acquisition in North Carolina – Wayne Preparatory Academy

Charter School Capital, the nation’s leading provider of growth capital and facilities financing to charter schools, announced today that its facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has purchased the building located at 600 Tommy’s Road in Goldsboro, N.C., from American Charter Development for $9.2 million. Funded earlier this summer, the acquisition provides a long term…

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Charter School Capital Acquires Two Charter School Facilities in Florida

Charter School Capital’s facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has acquired two Florida charter school facilities for $30.5 million from ESJ Capital Partners and MG3 Developer Group. The charter schools operating in the two facilities are Renaissance Charter School at University in Tamarac, Fla. and Kid’s Community College Southeast Riverview in Riverview, Fla. The Renaissance…

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Promoting Local District-Charter Collaboration

Charter schools operating in conflict with local school districts is an issue that’s been around for as long as we have had charter law.  As such, we are reliant on state legislation to make collaboration happen more. The U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program (CSP) has a few key roles in supporting this, they:…

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#ChartersWork and Financing Myths

As part of our ongoing efforts to clear up myths and misconceptions that create confusion and resistance in the charter school movement, we have updated our Myths and Facts. These are related to charter schools, their structure, their funding, and charter school facility financing options. We also continue to support the National Alliance of Public Charter…

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