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Improve the Access to and the Quality and Transparency of
School Choice Options for K-12 Students

Goal Leaders: Jason Botel, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Margo Anderson, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII)

Goal Statement: By September 30, 2019, the Charter School Program (CSP) will support the creation and expansion of 300 new charter schools nationally. The new charter schools will enroll an estimated 50,000 students. Additionally, by September 30, 2019, the Department will disseminate eight resources, at least one per quarter, on evidence-based and promising practices related to school choice.

Implementation Action Plans will be available with the Q1 FY 2018 performance update.