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Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

  • 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)
  • Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. No. 113-235) download files PDF (1.47 KB)
  • Charter School Program Assurances for State Educational Agencies download files MS Word (42KB)

  • 2015 Notice of Final Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria; Charter Schools Program Grants to State Educational Agencies (80 FR 34201)
  • 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)


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 (45KB)
  • Guidance on the Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity and Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools (December 2011) download files PDF (168KB)
  • 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 (739KB)
  • Allocating Funds to Charter Schools (December 2000) download files PDF (544 KB)

Application Guidance

  • Notice Inviting Application - SEA Charter Schools Program Grant (CFDA 84.282A)
  • Pre-application Technical Assistance

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

Last Modified: 11/09/2015