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Posted: September 25, 2013

Organizations that have backed charter school facility financing are among the recipients of grants in the $172 million 2013 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) program of the U.S. Department of Treasury, according to a September 24, 2013 announcement.

Posted: September 24, 2013

At least 12 charter schools are among the U.S. Department of Education 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools winners, according to a list released by the Department.

Charter schools on the list include the following:

Posted: September 3, 2013

How to improve the work of charter school governing boards was the focus of a National Charter School Resource Center webinar on August 28, 2013.

School Quality: Pointed Advice and Guidance for Charter School Boards featured Carrie Irvin, president and cofounder of Charter Board Partners in Washington, D.C.

Posted: August 28, 2013

A charter school will share in more than $20 million in Impact Aid facility grants announced August 28, 2013 by the U.S. Department of Education.

All Tribes Charter School in California is slated for nearly $4 million under the Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Program, according to the announcement.

Posted: August 16, 2013

A New York charter school and an Ohio charter consortium received Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant awards from the U.S Department of Education, which awarded a total of $12.3 million to 35 school districts in 17 states, according to an August 16, 2013 announcement.

Posted: August 13, 2013

The average percentage of 12th graders graduating with a high school diploma in 2010-2011 was higher for charter schools than traditional public schools, while the charter percentage going on to a 4-year college was lower, according to a national survey report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Posted: August 12, 2013

Charter schools that are local education agencies (LEA) and consortia of LEAs are eligible for the U.S. Department of Education's $120 million 2013 Race to The Top-District competition and prospective applicants are asked to notify the Department of their interest by August 23.

The 4-year awards for winners will range from $4 million to $30 million, depending on the population of students served, according to the Department.

Posted: August 12, 2013

The eight teachers selected to be U.S. Department of Education 2013-14 Teaching Ambassador Fellows include two from charter schools.

Posted: July 30, 2013

Charter schools in Delaware will have a more flexible renewal process and expanded access to funding as well as tighter screening for start-ups and requirements for board training and provision of school lunch, according to a new charter school law. In separate June 2013 acts, the state amended its laws regarding teacher preparation programs and school choice.

Posted: July 17, 2013

Three organizations will share a total of nearly $12 million awarded by the U.S. Department of Education to support charter school facilities development.

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