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Charter schools work for Black and Brown families who deserve access to better education options. Join the #FightToChoose!

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Parents of color support charter schools! 71% of Black parents strongly agree that one size does not fit all when it comes to educating our children. Learn more:  coalitionforcharters.org/fight #FightToChoose

Charter schools are linked to higher grad rates and overall positive academic, social-emotional, & behavioral outcomes for ALL students. Ask your legislator to expand access to charter schools in every zip code: coalitionforcharters.org/fight 

Nearly 70% of charter school students are students of color. And 1 in 3 charter school teachers & leaders are people of color. Join me in the #FightToChoose schools by us and for us. coalitionforcharters.org/fight


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Past Events

May 2024
May 12
May 12, 2024

Join us to celebrate National Charter Schools Week from May 12-18, 2024 as we honor the 8,000 public charter schools, 251,000 dedicated teachers, and hundreds of lawmakers who serve and advocate for about 4 million learners - nearly 70% who are students of color and 59% who are eligible for free and reduced-price lunch.

May 07
May 07, 2024

Join us to celebrate FCCS Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Geoffrey Canada in New York! You can get more details, register to attend, and become a sponsor here.

May 02
May 02, 2024

In May, join FCCS and a special keynote session featuring Ms. Evelia Villa, the Senior Director for Outreach at San Francisco Bay University (SFBU), and the point person for the groundbreaking Startup Scholars program. Learn more and register today!

Mark Your Calendar: We meet on the first Thursday of every month at 1:30 pm CT. Sign up now and be a part of the change!

February 2024
Feb 26
Feb 26, 2024

FCCS will be a sponsor again this year for the annual National Alliance for Public Charter Schools School Leaders of Color (SLOC) convening in Washington, D.C. We will be joined […]

January 2024
Jan 23
Jan 23, 2024

During the event, Houston’s leaders addressed a range of critical issues including community and family engagement, funding, leadership development, language and learning, early childhood education, universal pre-K, special education, and […]

Jan 21
Jan 21, 2024

Every child deserves a quality education. At National School Choice Week (NSCW), we help families discover the traditional public, public charter, public magnet, private, online, and home education options available for their children. National School Choice Week will take place January 21-27, 2024.

November 2023
Nov 28
Nov 28, 2023

Approximately 30 school leaders and lawmakers gathered in Tennessee for the Leaders and Lawmakers Happy Hour, hosted by FCCS, TennesseeCan, and the Nashville Charter Collaborative.

September 2023
Sep 07
June 2023