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

Goal Leader:

Photo of Jason Botel Jason Botel, Acting Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Innovation and Improvement

Deputy Goal Leader: Soumya Sathya, Acting Director of the Charter Schools Program, Office of Innovation and Improvement

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.

Goal Action Plan & Progress Update: