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Charter School Facility Center Advisory Board

Newsletters

December 17, 2019

The Charter School Facility Center’s newsletter provides news, policy developments, and best practices related to facilities, real estate, and design (FRED).

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Charter School Facility Center Advisory Board

Impact Investing

December 16, 2019

Historically, the government provided all the funding for public schools. There might have been some small charitable gifts, but this was largely the government's responsibility. Even for capital construction of school buildings, the municipal bond market works very efficiently.

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Community Land Trusts and Charter Schools

November 8, 2019
Write. Edit. Think.

Land trusts are popular in the affordable housing sector, but are less widely used for charter schools. Using community land trusts, or similar ownership structures, to reduce costs for charter school operators and preserve property for educational uses, is worthy of attention.

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Is It Time for a Charter School Credit Union? report graphic

Is It Time for a Charter School Credit Union?

November 1, 2019
Charter School Facility Center

Just like traditional public school communities, charter schools, their employees, and their families need access to a myriad of financial services—including student loans and college-planning education.