Charter Schools Program Grants to Charter Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (CMO Grants)
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Charter Management Organization (CMO)
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) awarded approximately $65.9 million in new grants to 13 Charter Management Organizations under the FY 2020 Charter Schools Program Grants to Charter Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools Competition. The CMO program provides grants to support the replication and expansion of high-quality charter schools.
For more information 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 CMO grant program 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).