Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) is now the DC Charter School Alliance!

Please visit www.dccharters.org to learn about our new organization and to see the latest news and information related to DC charter schools.

The FOCUS DC website is online to see historic information, but is not actively updated.

FOCUS established a Real Estate Council in 2013 to facilitate information sharing between the charter schools and facilities vendors, and to provide resources to the charter schools.

Facilities Resources:

Facilities Summits
Materials from annual facilities summits, where members of the FOCUS Real Estate Council present information and case studies of facilities projects.

Facilities Vendor Directory
Information on companies that support charter school facilities in DC, including architects, banks, construction managers, developers, general contractors, lawyers, and more.

Contract Database
A searchable database of facilities related contracts from DC public charter schools.

Request for Proposals
A searchable database of facilities-related RFPs from DC public charter schools.

Contact Alison at acollier@focusdc.org or (202) 387-0405 for more information.