Start A School

Excellent schools. Entrepreneurial Leaders.

The Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowship is not for the faint of heart. It is for motivated entrepreneurs who want to start and lead their own urban charter school — not one that’s managed by someone else.

It’s for ambitious achievers who believe that academic performance drives every element of a school — down to the smallest detail.

It’s for determined individuals who believe that college is in the reach of all students — regardless of their zip code.

Our nation’s urban schools are failing our children, and we can’t afford to lose another generation of students. Are you up to the challenge of Building Excellent Schools?

Design, found, and lead your own high-performing urban charter school through the BES Fellowship.

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