Announcements & Event Calendar
2016-19 Public Charter Schools Program Grant Request for Proposals
The Department is eager to announce the release of the 2016-19 Public Charter Schools Program Grant (CSP) Request for Proposals. The purpose of the CSP grant is to provide financial support to newly approved charter schools. The 2016-19 CSP competition will utilize a 2-stage process. All eligible applicants (as defined in the RFP) are invited to submit a Stage I Proposal using our online application system. Continue Reading
The primary purpose of the District-Charter Collaborative Compact (DCCC) is to encourage and support Districts in the development and implementation of sustainable strategies to ensure that all students, especially those currently attending or zoned for schools in high-need areas, have access to highly effective schools. Continue reading
Supporting Charter School Transition To Florida Standards
The Office of K-12 School Choice has partnered with Public Consulting Group (PCG) to support charter schools as they transition to the Florida Standards and effectively use data from Local Instructional Improvement Systems. We are pleased to announce that we will continue this partnership during the 2015-2016 school year, providing all interested charter schools with an opportunity to participate in Blended Professional Learning free of charge. Continue reading
Charter Support Unit (CSU)
A major objective set forth in Florida's 2011-16 Charter School Program (CSP) grant with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) requires the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) to establish a Charter Support Unit (CSU). Continue reading.
The Office of K-12 School Choice has renewed the CPALMS Charter contract for the 2015-16 school year. CPALMS Charter is a project designed to support charter school teachers and leaders across the State of Florida in providing standards-based instruction through the implementation of the CPALMS' resources and tools. Continue reading.