Resources & Research

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Executive Summary, Imagine Andrews Public Charter School Application

Provided by the Prince Georges County Public Schools Office of Portfolio Schools, this is a copy of the executive summary of the Imagine Andrews Public Charter School application to operate a school on Joint Base Andrews, just outside Washington, D.C. The application was approved in 2010.

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Maryland State Board of Education, Andrews Public Charter School, Open Enrollment Waiver Opinion

This is a copy of the Maryland State Board of Education opinion supporting a waiver for Andrews Public Charter School of the requirement that a "public charter school be open to all students on a space available basis." The waiver, granted August 24, 2010, notes the school's plan to establish an enrollment ratio of 65 percent of students with parents assigned to the base and 35 percent of students with parents who are not assigned to the base, as well as the impact on base security forces and enrolllment in schools off the base.

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Baltimore: District-Charter Collaboration Compact

Baltimore was among nine cities across the country where leaders developed agreements to work on collaboration between charter and traditional schools as part of an initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A draft copy of Baltimore's District-Charter Collaboration Compact was provided to the National Charter School Resource Center by the Baltimore City Public Schools. The agreements were announced in December 2010.