Our Work

FCCS is working to ensure marginalized families have access to quality public schools, including charter schools, regardless of their zip code. The primary pillars of our approach include:

Policy

Support legislation to expand access to great charter schools led by Black and Brown leaders.

Advocacy

Build power in communities to take actions that protect every student’s civil right to a great public education.

Amplification

We educate elected leaders on the priorities that matter to Black and Brown parents and that improve outcomes in our most marginalized communities.

We Have An Impact Around the World

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Policy Priorities

Equitable Funding

Advocate for fair and equitable distribution of educational funding, ensuring that resources are allocated to schools in Black and Brown communities to address the historical underinvestment and provide equal opportunities for all students.

School Choice and Accessibility

Promote policies that expand access to quality public school options, including magnet programs, charter schools, and community schools, ensuring that families have a range of choices that meet their diverse needs.

 

Culturally Responsive Education

Support the development and implementation of culturally responsive and inclusive curricula, recognizing the importance of incorporating diverse perspectives and histories into the educational experience of Black and Brown students.

 

Accountability and Transparency

Push for increased accountability and transparency in public schools, ensuring that educational outcomes are regularly monitored, disparities are identified and addressed, and families have access to comprehensive information about school performance.