Category: Florida Charter Schools

Florida Elections: The State of the State

Florida Elections: State of the State Elections Matter. For the last several years a common phrase has been used by winning candidates everywhere. Elections matter. And that could not have been any more significant for school choice advocates in Florida than the most recent statewide elections. In 1996, Jeb Bush partnered with community leaders and…

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Florida’s new funding plan could help relieve some charter school tensions

Florida’s new funding plan could help relieve some charter school tensions Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published On March 8, 2018 here by RedefinED and was written by Travis Pillow. We think it’s vital to keep tabs on the pulse of all things related to charter schools, including informational and legislative resources,  and how to support charter school…

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Florida Legislative and Constitutional Revision Commission Update

Florida Legislative and Constitutional Revision Commission Update This article was co-written by Kevin Burgess, Client Service Representative at Charter School Capital and Larry Williams, DPL, Owner/Managing Partner, Larry Williams Consulting LLC This year’s legislative session is shaping up to be just as lively as last’s year’s for charter schools in Florida. The Education Committee in…

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Charter School Capital and FL Charter Leaders Discuss Capital & Charter Facilities Funding

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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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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Five Florida Schools Acquired With Charter School Facilities Financing

Charter School Capital is excited to announce that its facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has acquired five Florida charter school facilities, securing long-term occupancy and opportunity for the schools’ expansion via charter school facilities financing. “It is immensely gratifying to positively impact the future of 4,065 students in a single transaction,” said Stuart Ellis,…

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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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This Week in Charter School News

Welcome to Charter School Capital’s weekly round-up where we feature charter school news about operations, policy, funding for charter schools, charter school facilities financing, and other trends. It’s officially the first week of fall, and with school back in full-swing we’ve compiled a few updates including one from California and Florida. Tell us your thoughts and leave…

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