Communities of Practice at DCSC
Connect as leaders. Grow expertise. Bring justice to education. Leverage your skills for the benefit of all.
Annual Report 2021
Our core values provide insight into the mindset of our team. Our Case for Support document clarifies the core purpose of DCSC.
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.
DCSC 2021 Annual Convening
We brought together 200 leaders from member schools and partners from across the nation. See more on our highlights page.

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

  • On this day in 1954, school segregation was banned with Brown v. Board of Education. 67 years later, DCSC and its m… 1 month ago
  • Here's to a safe return to checking in with DCSC member schools in-person. Thanks  @LEEPschools  for having us for a… 1 month 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.

20junAll Day232021 National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [June 20-23]

22jun12:00 pm1:00 pmIn Conversation with International Disability Rights Activist Judy HeumannLive Virtual Event [12:00pm - 1:00pm EST]

22jun1:00 pm2:00 pmThe Politics and Policy of Inclusive K-12 Social Studies CurriculumLive Virtual Event [1:00pm - 2:00pm EST]

24jun7:00 pm8:00 pmIn Their Voices: Students Speak with Secretary CardonaLive Virtual Event [7:00pm - 8:00pm EST]

29jun2:00 pm3:00 pmMisogynoir in Education: Experiences of Black Women in EducationLive Virtual Event [2:00pm - 3:00pm EST]

30junAll DayBridges National Student ContestStudent Contest [Submit now!]

30jun9:00 am9:30 amEducating Through Adversity: A conversation about education during the pandemicLive Virtual Event [9:00am - 9:30am EST]

06jul2:00 pm3:00 pmInfusing Equity Across State Early Childhood SystemsLive Virtual Event [2:00pm - 3:00pm EST]

12julAll DayCity Garden Montessori InstituteEnrolling now for the Summer 2021 Cohort!

12julAll Day15Reimagining Education: Teaching, Learning, and Leading for a Racially Just SocietyLive Virtual Event [July 12-15]

02augAll Day03Building Stamina for Racial Justice Virtual ConferenceLive Virtual Event [August 2 - August 3]

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