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Legislation
  • For applicants and grantees who apply for CSP grants in FY 2017 or later: Title IV, Part C, of Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) (20 U.S.C. 7221-7221j).
  • For grantees who applied for their CSP grant under an NIA published in FY 2016 or earlier: Title V, Part B, Subpart 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA), Section 5201 - 5211 (20 U.S.C. 7221-7221)
  • The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Division H, Pub. L. 114-113) download files PDF (1.84 KB)
  • Charter School Program Assurances for Replication and Expansion Grantees download files PDF (86KB)

REGULATIONS
  • 2011 Notice of Final Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria; Charter Schools Program Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (76 FR 40898)
  • Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
  • Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)
  • Uniform Guidance Technical Assistance for Grantees. (Uniform Guidance TA)

GUIDANCE

Nonregulatory Guidance

  • Dear Colleague Letter - Guidance and Federal Resources on Appropriate and Effective Oversight of Public Charter Schools (September 2015) download files PDF (317 KB)
  • Charter Schools Program Nonregulatory Guidance (updated January 2014) download files MS Word (203 KB)
  • CSP Guidance On the Use of Funds to Support Preschool Education (December, 2014) download files MS Word (45 KB)
  • Guidance on the Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity and Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools (December 2011) download files PDF (168 KB)
  • Guidance Letter on Lottery Exemptions and Awards to Multiple Charter Schools Operating under a Single Charter (February 2008) download files PDF (1.4 MB)
  • Title I Requirements on Charter Schools Non-Regulatory Guidance (July 2004) download files MS Word (739 KB)
  • Allocating Funds to Charter Schools (December 2000) download files PDF (543 KB)

Application Guidance

  • Notice Inviting Applications – Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (84.282M)*
    • 2017 download files PDF ( KB)
    • 2016 download files PDF (241 KB)**
    • 2015 download files PDF (250 KB)
    • 2014 download files PDF (246 KB)
    • 2012 download files PDF (221 KB)
    • 2011 download files PDF (217 KB)
    • 2010 download files PDF (72 KB)
  • Pre-application Technical Assistance

*For up to date information on this grant program and any future or current notices please visit http://www.grants.gov and search under CFDA 84.282 for current opportunities.

**Please note the FY 2016 CSP Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools notice inviting applications included two errors, which were corrected in a Federal Register notice, published on May 17, 2016. The pre-application webinar was held on May 24, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. (Washington DC time), rather than what is stated in the Notice Inviting Applications. In addition, the deadline for the transmittal of applications was June 24, 2016 at 4:30:00 p.m. (Washington DC time), rather than what is stated in the Notice Inviting Applications.



   
Last Modified: 01/12/2017