MI Charter Schools

Michigan's charter schools are cultivating K-12 public education that innovates, inspires & supports modern students, educators & families. 

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Meet the Finalists

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to our 2021 MI Charter Awards finalists. Now, check out interviews with the 5 teachers & 5 administrators who are competing for this year's crowns!

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Take Action: 2021 School Aid Budget

Right now, legislators and the Governor are negotiating the 2021-22 MI State Budget, including funding for our students. Send them a message now to ensure they prioritize equity for ALL students as they make hard decisions. 

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Charter Schools Week

The annual Charter Day at the Capitol event brings together parents, board members, school leaders, and advocates from across Michigan to stand up for charter schools and students, as well as celebrate our movement together. This year, we've got an entire WEEK of fun planned to connect our charter advocates with lawmakers safely.

Let's Celebrate!

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MI charter school funding

MI charter students still receive less in per-pupil funding allocated by the MI School-Aid Budget than traditional district students.

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About MAPSA

MAPSA, Michigan's Charter School Association, facilitates public support for MI charters, giving a voice to the movement.

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Charter news

Get the latest charter school success stories, best practices, data and happenings from the movement.

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Locate a charter school near you

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2021 MAPSA Awards

Meet our Teacher and Administrator of the Year semifinalists!

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Get the charter school facts

Charter schools are driving success, innovation and progress. Find out why.

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Tell your school story

You have a successful & unique program. Your staff is AMAZING. Are you talking about it?

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Build key relationships

Discover ow to forge bonds with local decision makers, including lawmakers, media & more.

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