Charter Schools Program Non-State Educational Agencies (Non-SEA) Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation Grant
Education Department General Administrative Regulations
Grant regulations related to this program can be found in parts 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 97, 98, and 99.
Charter Schools Program Non-Regulatory Guidance
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The non-regulatory guidance addresses questions the Department receives regarding various provisions of the CSP statute and provides examples of ways to implement it.
Title I Requirements on Charter Schools Non-Regulatory Guidance
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The impact of Title I requirements (under the No Child Left Behind Act) on charter schools addresses issues relating to charter school accountability and charter school lotteries.
Allocating Funds to Charter Schools
Guidance on how State and Local Education Agencies allocate funds to charter schools that are opening for the first time or significantly expanding their enrollment.
Guidance on the voluntary use of race to achieve diversity and avoid racial isolation in elementary and secondary school from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/school-discipline/index.html
Frequently Asked Questions on the use of CSP funds to support preschool education
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Frequently Asked Questions regarding the circumstances under which CSP funds may be used for grants that support preschool education in charter schools, under new authority in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014.
EDUCATION: Education Needs to Further Examine Data Collection on English Language Learners in Charter Schools
United States Government Accountability Office: Report to Congressional requesters published July 2013
The Office of Innovation and Improvement’s Oversight and Monitoring of the Charter Schools Program’s Planning and Implementation Grants
Office of the Inspector General: Final Audit Report published September 2012
Charter Schools: Additional Attention Needed to Help Protect Access for Students with Disabilities
United States Government Accountability Office: Report to Congressional Requesters published June 2012
Example Notice Inviting Application for Non-State Educational Agencies (CFDA 84.282BC)
This example notice inviting application provides detailed information about the Non-State Educational Agency Charter Schools Program grant (CFDA 84.282BC). For up to date information on this grant competition and any current notices please visit http://www.grants.gov and search under CFDA 84.282 for current opportunities.
The link to the 2013 notice that appeared in the Federal Register and provided information about the grant application is: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/06/11/2013-13846/applications-for-new-awards-charter-schools-program-csp-grants-to-non-state-educational-agency.