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Charter Schools Program Developer Grants for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools

CFDA Number: 84.282B and 84.282E
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also known as: State Educational Agencies

What’s New

The Department published a Notice of Proposed Priorities (NPP) in the Federal Register on April 4, 2019, for the Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools (CFDA 84.282B) and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (CFDA 84.282E) grant programs. The NPP can be found here and will be available for public comments for 30 days.

Program Description

The major purposes of the CSP are to expand opportunities for all students, particularly traditionally underserved students, to attend high-quality 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.

CSP—Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (Developer Grants) are intended to support charter schools that serve early childhood, elementary school, or secondary school students by providing grant funds to eligible applicants for the opening of new charter schools (CFDA number 84.282B) and for the replication and expansion of high-quality charter schools (CFDA number 84.282E).

Contacts

Eddie Moat and
Hans Neseth
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., SW, 4W259
Washington DC 20202
(202) 401-2266
(800) USA-LEARN