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

Please visit 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.

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The FOCUS News Wire is our daily compilation of published news about DC charter schools and the DC education policy environment. CLICK HERE to subscribe.

FOCUS Workshops provide charter school leaders and staff with the information they need to run their schools better at all stages of their development.

FOCUS’s Startup Program supports new founding groups that are interested in applying for a charter.

First Fridays School Tours, co-sponsored by FOCUS, are a great way
to experience first-hand some of DC’s most innovative and successful public charter schools. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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