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About the Charter System 

 

​​​​FCS Charter Logo.jpgFulton County became the state's largest charter system in July of 2012. The charter system is a governance framework that supports the district's Strategic Plan 2017: Building Our Future and the district's theory of local school autonomy. Charter system status allows Fulton County flexibility from many one-size-fits-all state education requirements and supports our schools in developing strategies to support the unique needs of their students.

 Schools are transitioning to the charter system model in three cohorts. Cohort 1​ began its transition in 2012-13, Cohort 2 in 2013-14, and Cohort 3 in 2014-15. By the summer of 2015, FCS will have 90 charter system schools. Charter system schools in FCS are characterized by three major components:

For more information about Fulton's charter system model, we encourage you to explore our website. Thanks for visiting!
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