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.
Communities of Practice at DCSC
Connect as leaders. Grow expertise. Bring justice to education. Leverage skills and expertise for the benefit of all.

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

  • Danny, a UnifiED alumnus, served on the design team of a new intentionally integrated school, Link Public Schools.… 8 hours ago
  • Short but necessary piece on the connection between anti-racist pedagogy, supreme court rulings, education funding… 1 day ago
  • Wonderful case study by  @TranscendBuilds  on  @valorcollegiate . What a ride from 2014 to now!  @diversecharters  we're… 1 day ago

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 [...]

Our Words Matter

Words matter; what we say and how we say them carries weight.  We say we condemn the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many more to count. When we [...]

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.

13jul(jul 13)12:00 am16(jul 16)11:59 pmReimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse SchoolsLive Virtual Event [July 13-16]

13jul5:00 pm6:30 pmThe Integrated Schools Movement - Where We BeginLive Virtual Event [5:00-6:30 PST]

16julAll Day17ASCD Virtual Conference: Respond, Reimagine, RestartLive Virtual Event [July 16-17]

16jul9:00 am5:00 pmVirtual National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [July 16, 23, 30]

20jul(jul 20)12:00 am24(jul 24)11:59 pm11th Annual DC Data SummitLive Virtual Event [7/20-7/24]

22jul1:00 pm2:30 pmDiversity Talks - White Folks (Part II): A Call to ActionLive Virtual Event [1:00pm - 2:30pm EST]

23jul9:00 am5:00 pmVirtual National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [July 16, 23, 30]

30jul9:00 am5:00 pmVirtual National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [July 16, 23, 30]

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