Diversifying Funding for Career and Technical Education: Center Educational Center Charter School, Newnan, Georgia

 
National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance: Promising Practices Profile

This profile details the diversified funding base that supports, Central Education Center (CEC), a charter high school offering career and technical education, established as a partnership among the school district, local technical college, and business community. The brief provides charter school leaders tips on establishing meaningful public-private partnerships that can provide capital and operating funds as well as in-kind support and resources to sustain independent charter schools.
 
 
 

Establishing a Consortium to Maximize Funding for Special Education Programs: The Shasta County Charter School Special Education Consortium, Shasta County, California

 
National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance

This profile highlights a group of independent, "Mom and Pop," charter school operators in Shasta County, California that formed a consortium to maximize available funding and resources for special education programs. By pooling their special education dollars and jointly managing their programs, these schools were able to decrease costs while vastly improving their capacity to offer quality special education services to eligible students.
 
 
 

Diversifying Funding for Career and Technical Education: Center Educational Center Charter School, Newman, Georgia

 
National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance

This profile details the diversified funding base that supports, Central Education Center (CEC), a charter high school offering career and technical education, established as a partnership among the school district, local technical college, and business community. The brief provides charter school leaders tips on establishing meaningful public-private partnerships that can provide capital and operating funds as well as in-kind support and resources to sustain independent charter schools.
 
 
 

Using Loans to Support Charter School Expansion: California Charter School Association's Charter School Growth Loan Program

 
National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance

Most charter schools, particularly those that are expanding, typically see the greatest increase in operating costs at the start of their academic year. This brief details a unique public-private partnership that provides needed working capital to support charter school expansion in California.
 
 
 


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