December Update

Excel in Ed Conference & School Visits (Nashville, TN) Sonia and Elsa attended the Excel In Ed conference, a convening of school reform leaders from across the nation and around the world to share strategies to improve the quality of education. Highlights include a keynote address by Governor Jeb Bush and Q&A with Walton Family Foundation [...]

A Bigger Tent

  Events over the last year have us at the Diverse Charter Schools Coalition feeling a bit like the Roy Scheider character in Jaws, only instead of needing a bigger boat we need a bigger tent. Raising that bigger tent begins with public education. We believe that our public school system is itself a big […]

Why Diverse Charter Schools Matter

For the past decade, education policy has focused on closing educational access and achievement gaps that exist between low-income, predominantly minority communities, and more affluent communities. This is critical work that needs to continue. But there is another gap in urgent need of attention (one need only look at the news for proof, such [...]

November Update

Updates from the Coalition: Where Have We Been?  Over the past few weeks, we've been actively representing the Coalition by attending and participating in conferences, symposiums, and convenings, including:  Inaugural Coalition of Community Charter Schools Symposium

October Update

Save the Date: 2018 DCSC Convening  (January 18th to January 19th) We are excited to bring together our community of diverse charter schools again to share ideas and build capacity to advance diversity, equity, and excellence! This year, our focus and theme is Diversity and Cultural Competence: Fostering a More Equitable and Inclusive School [...]

September Update

Fellowship Program: Incubate Prospective Leaders Of Diverse Charter Schools The Coalition received a grant to design and implement a Fellowship Program to prepare four aspiring school leaders/founders to create and lead intentionally diverse charter schools. Each Coalition fellow will be matched with an exemplary member school to complete a [...]

August Update

Save the Date: 2018 DCSC Convening  (January 18th to January 19th) We are excited to bring together our community of diverse charter schools again to share ideas and build capacity to advance diversity, equity, and excellence! This year, our focus and theme is Diversity and Cultural Competence: Fostering a More Equitable and Inclusive School [...]

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