DCSC 2020 Annual Convening
Bringing together 200 leaders from member schools and networks as well as partners from across the nation.
Communities of Practice at DCSC
Share expertise. Build a stronger community. Work towards equitable outcomes. Leverage skills and expertise for the benefit of all.
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.

Charter schools can contribute to solving the historic challenge of integrating our public school system.

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


We support research on the impact of diversity on the academic and social outcomes of students attending similarly diverse schools across the nation.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition


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

 our approach

We encourage public schools to embody American diversity while preparing students to pursue higher education, meaningful work, and an equal role in our democracy.

Photo: Baltimore Montessori Charter School

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Press & Updates

  • Have to shout out  @DSSTPubSchools  again! 10 Years, 100% College Acceptance: Inside a Most Remarkable Decade at the… https://t.co/AtZ0AMN3bI 4 days ago
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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.

15oct9:00 am3:30 pmMaking Complexity Accessible For English LearnersBrooklyn, NY

15oct1:00 pm2:00 pmPutting Students First: Improving Quality and Access through District-Charter CollaborationOnline Webinar (Eastern Standard Time)

16oct6:00 pm8:00 pmDiverse Families, Desirable Schools: Public Montessori in the Era of School ChoiceSt. Louis, MO

21oct9:00 am11:00 amEngaging Students in Social Justice Concepts Across DisciplinesBrooklyn, NY

24octAll Day25New York Charter Schools ConferenceSyracuse, NY

24oct9:00 am5:00 pm2019 DC Charter School ConferenceWashington, D.C.

24oct5:00 pm7:00 pmTalking About Race, Power, & Identity in Early Elementary SchoolBrooklyn, NY

25oct9:00 am11:00 amUsing a Restorative Approach to DisciplineBrooklyn, NY

07nov10:00 am11:00 amThe Three Levers for School ImprovementOnline Webinar (Eastern Standard Time)

14nov10:00 am11:00 amIf We Build It They Will Come – Or Will They?Online Webinar (Eastern Standard Time)

17novAll Day20Independent Charter School SymposiumAlbuquerque, NM

18novAll Day20Anti-Bias and Social Justice Institute by RootsConnectEDBrooklyn, NY

20novAll Day21National Summit on Education ReformSan Diego, California

21nov10:00 am11:00 amStrategic Planning for School and CMO SuccessOnline Webinar (Eastern Standard Time)

03dec1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedDiversity in Staffing: Doing vs. BeingOnline Webinar (Eastern Standard Time)

09decAll Day11Diverse-by-Design Schools: New Leader Training InstituteBrooklyn, NY

30jan(jan 30)12:00 pm31(jan 31)5:00 pmFeaturedDCSC 2020 Annual Convening RegistrationRegistration for the DCSC Convening 2020

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