Charter Schools are a positive development for public education in the United States. According to the US Department of Education in 2013, there are nearly 6,000 charter schools nation wide serving over 2,000,000 students. The majority of net enrollment growth across the United States is being absorbed by public charter schools.
This represents a tremendous facilities expansion. Most schools are governed by a board of directors made up of parents and community members. With the large number of new charter schools being authorized each year, I felt it was important to provide a guide to negotiating and navigating the charter school facility decision making processes.
Below is a free copy of Charter School Facility Finance: A Resource for Boards and Administrators.
Some of the topics include: