Communities of Practice at DCSC
Connect as leaders. Grow expertise. Bring justice to education. Leverage skills and expertise for the benefit of all.
Annual Report 2019: A Movement of Diverse Charter Schools
Membership continues to grow. DCSC continues to advocate for our members across the country. And our second cohort of UnifiED has been launched.
DCSC 2020 Annual Convening
This year's past convening brought together 200 leaders from member schools and networks as well as partners from across the nation. Check out more on our highlights page.
Helping create diverse public charter schools through research, advocacy, and outreach.
We’re a Coalition of charter schools that have racially, culturally and socioeconomically diverse student populations.

Realizing the Promise of Intentionally Integrated Schools.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition
Diverse Charter Schools Coalition


The Diverse Charter Schools Coalition connects members with each other and with outside resources to help improve their practice.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition
Diverse Charter Schools Coalition

Story tellers

We amplify the stories of success that prove that school integration is possible and worth trying.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition


We advocate that government and philanthropic support incentivizes demographic diversity in public schools.

 our approach

We support the movement of schools working toward true integration by founding new schools, developing new models of peer-to-peer learning and gathering leaders of this burgeoning field.

Photo: Baltimore Montessori Charter School

Discover the new unifiED School Launch Program.

Press & Updates

  • You can still register for the #DCSC2021 Annual Convening! REGISTER TODAY before the early bird discount ends:… 3 days ago
  •  @BUGSschoolBK  shoutout to the "Word of the Day" with Alexis! She nails it. 7 days ago
  •  @Ed2BeFree : We have a once-in-a-generation chance to revamp our schools so they provide a quality education for eve… 7 days ago

from the DCSC blog

Blackstone Valley Prep

Blackstone Valley Prep (BVP) Mayoral Academy is a growing network of tuition-free public charter schools in northern Rhode Island serving 1,800 scholars in grades [...]

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Attend a Member Event

See events & happenings hosted by our member schools around the country.

19janAll Day23Featured10th Annual Progressive Education SummitLive Virtual Event [Jan. 19th, Jan. 21st, Jan. 23rd]

19jan3:00 pm4:00 pmSupporting Housing and Food Insecure Students During the PandemicLive Virtual Event [3:00pm - 4:00 pm EST]

22jan1:00 pm2:00 pmGoverning Principals | Engaging Historically-Underserved Students Through Career and Technical EducationLive Virtual Event [1:00pm - 2:00 pm EST]

25jan4:30 pm5:30 pmUsing Data for Justice: How Changemakers Can Center Racial Equity in COVID-19 RecoveryLive Virtual Event [4:30pm - 5:30 pm EST]

26jan2:00 pm3:00 pmPostsecondary Pathways | Supporting Adult Learners During a PandemicLive Virtual Event [2:00pm - 3:00 pm EST]

27janAll Day01febHarvard RIDES Intensive Clinic: Taking Action for Equity Improvement at the School LevelLive Virtual Intensive Clinic [January 27 and February 1]

28janAll Day29FeaturedDCSC 2021 Annual ConveningLive Virtual Event [Jan. 28-29]

01feb5:30 pm7:30 pmCentering Communities: Why Charter Leaders of Color Excel In CrisisLive Virtual Event [5:30pm-7:30pm EST]

06febAll DayFeaturedPowerful Learners ConferenceLive Virtual Event [February 6th]

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