Education

Friends of Choice in Urban Schools

  • Washington, DC
  • www.focusdc.org

Mission Statement

FOCUS supports the diverse set of public charter schools in Washington, DC by advocating for and strengthening autonomy, equity, and quality.

Service Areas

Self-reported

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

ruling year

1997

Executive Director since 2015

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Ms. Irene Holtzman

Keywords

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Advocacy, Charter School Services, Data, Consulting, Workshops

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Also Known As

FOCUS

EIN

52-2035104

 Number

0307737528

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

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Financials

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FRIENDS OF CHOICE IN URBAN SCHOOLS
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Friends of Choice in Urban Schools

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Executive Director

Ms. Irene Holtzman

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Karl Jentoft

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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