• Support the start-up of promising charter schools and help existing high-quality charters that have a strong record of success grow.

  • Support high-achieving independent and Catholic schools serving students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Support new models in parochial school governance that promise to preserve and strengthen parochial options, particularly in the Catholic school sector.

  • Help fund private scholarship programs.

  • Support public charter, independent, and parochial schools in inner-city neighborhoods that feature academic rigor, respectful learning environments, attention to students as unique individuals, and an unwavering belief that their students can succeed.