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Grand Valley State University has a long standing tradition and commitment to providing quality education for students. As part of this mission, the GVSU Board of Trustees seeks to impact public K-12 education through its leadership in Michigan's Charter Schools. GVSU's dedication to fostering choice in K-12 education and positive public reform is stronger than ever.

In our 22nd year as an authorizer, GVSU charters more than 70 school buildings, serving more than 33,000 students.

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From Their Perspective: Detroit TESA

From Their Perspective: Detroit TESA

August 11, 2017

We sat down with three students from the Detroit Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Academy (TESA) to find out what they learned during the experience.

Meet The CSO: Lissa Brunan

Meet The CSO: Lissa Brunan

July 26, 2017

This month we took a moment to find out more about Assessment Specialist Lissa Brunan, including her favorite tech tools (for now), and her inspiration for education.

From Their Perspective: Summer Enrichment Camp

From Their Perspective: Summer Enrichment Camp

July 21, 2017

We took a moment to talk with a couple Summer Enrichment Camp students to learn what they thought about their experience at GVSU.

CSO Deputy Director featured as guest columnist

CSO Deputy Director featured as guest columnist

September 15, 2016

Bridge Magazine features GVSU CSO research on the importance of university authorizers for charter schools.

U.S. News unveils top charter list for 2016

U.S. News unveils top charter list for 2016

May 20, 2016

Two GVSU -authorized schools made the list as Top-15 charter high schools in Michigan

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