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Who We Are

Charter school authorizing is a critical component of a robust public-school system that increases educational opportunities for all students. When implemented well, authorizing can expand the number and variety of quality public schools through approving new charter schools that meet high standards, expanding schools that are effectively educating students, and if necessary, closing schools that do not serve students well.


To increase the quality of charter school authorizing by advancing practices and policies that ensure equitable and responsive educational programming and accountability systems.


We envision boldly transformative education that results in a just and affirming society.