Charter Schools Program Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools
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Charter Management Organization (CMO)
On March 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education awarded 15 new grants to Charter Management Organization (CMOs). The Charter School Program (CSP) CMO Grants are intended to support charter schools that serve early childhood, elementary school, or secondary school students by providing funds to eligible applicants for the replication and expansion of high-quality charter schools.
For more information about previous awards and other past competitions, please visit the Awards page.
The major purposes of the CSP are to:
- expand opportunities for all students, particularly traditionally underserved students, to attend charter schools and meet challenging State academic standards;
- provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of public charter schools;
- increase the number of high-quality charter schools available to students across the United States;
- evaluate the impact of charter schools on student achievement, families, and communities;
- share best practices between charter schools and other public schools;
- encourage States to provide facilities support to charter schools; and
- support efforts to strengthen the charter school authorizing process.
The purpose of the Grants to Charter School Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (CMO Grants) is to support charter schools that serve early childhood, elementary school, or secondary school students by providing grant funds to eligible applicants for the replication and expansion of high-quality charter schools (CFDA number 84.282M).