Communities of Practice at DCSC
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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.
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.

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

Discover the new unifiED School Launch Program.

Press & Updates

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from the DCSC blog

You Belong Here Toolkit

Without intentional strategies to foster a sense of belonging, diverse-by-design schools run the risk of reproducing inequities we see in society — communities pushed to the margins in [...]

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 [...]

 Join the Diverse Charter Schools Coalition.

Attend a Member Event

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

10aug1:00 pm2:00 pmStarting at ZeroLive Virtual Event [12:00pm - 1:00 pm EST]

11aug1:00 pm2:30 pmNSSI Fall Remote Learning OpportunityLive Virtual Event [1:00pm - 2:00 pm EST]

12aug3:00 pm4:00 pmRevolutionizing Relationships to Enable Change in EducationLive Virtual Event [3:00pm - 4:00 pm EST]

12aug4:30 pm5:20 pmLivestream Stockton Mayor Michael TubbsLive Virtual Event [4:30pm - 5:20 pm EST]

18augAll Day20Harvard RIDES Intensive Clinic: Taking Action for Equity Improvement for the Coming School YearLive Virtual Intensive Clinic [August 18 and August 20]

19aug3:00 pm3:00 pmTwitter #SEADchatLive Virtual Event [3:00pm EST]

25aug4:00 pm5:00 pmRIDES Webinar: People Power in Times of PandemicLive Virtual Event [4:00pm - 5:00 pm EST]

26aug4:00 pm5:00 pmResilient and Adaptive Leadership During a PandemicLive Virtual Event [4:00pm - 5:00 pm EST]

27aug8:00 pm9:00 pmProject Based Learning: Designing high-quality online contentLive Virtual Event [8:00pm - 9:00 pm EST]

16novAll Day202020 Independent Charter School Virtual ConferenceLive Virtual Event [November 16, 18, 20]

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