Charter school grants california. California department of education. Funding can be used to support the startup and launch costs associated with opening a new school. Traditional startup grants vary depending on funding needs and network size and range from 100000 to 325000. Arizona autism charter school azacs is the first tuition free public charter school in arizona focused on the educational needs of children with autism.
We oversee the states diverse public school system which is responsible for the education of more than six million children and young adults in more than 10000 schools with 295000 teachers. We hope it serves as a center of helpful and reliable information about our diverse portfolio of charter schools and the work our office does to ensure every child has access to a safe high quality education. Fcmat was established in 1992 to serve californias local educational agencies with a wide array of business needs. Ohio and utah are known in education circles for having extraordinarily troubled charter school sectors and the same is true in pennsylvania where auditor general eugene depasquale issued a.
A charter school is a school that receives government funding but operates independently of the established state school system in which it is located. The awarded grants page is currently undergoing system maintenance and during this time grants made after october 15 2018 will not be reflected below. Local control funding formula californias new school funding formula enacted in 2013.