Indiana Legislature Passes Budget Bill That Reduces Funding Gap For Charter Students, Awaits Governor’s Signature

Washington, D.C. – The Indiana Legislature supported one of the biggest new investments in public charter schools this year in any state when it passed the state budget bill (HB 1001) late Wednesday night. The bill provides a new $500 per public charter school student allotment and a $50 million loan program to address facilities [...]

Indiana Legislature Passes Budget Bill That Reduces Funding Gap For Charter Students, Awaits Governor’s Signature 2015-04-30T16:34:36+00:00

Lake Norman Charter

HUNTERSVILLE – For the first time in 10 years, a Cornelius police officer spoke publicly of a night that affected the rest of his life. Read more here...

Lake Norman Charter 2015-04-30T16:32:23+00:00

N.C. Senate bill would send more money to charter schools

A bill to change what kinds of money school districts have to share with charter schools passed the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday. A provision in Senate Bill 456 would require school districts to share more of their revenue sources with charter schools, a move that proponents say would create more fairness in funding for [...]

N.C. Senate bill would send more money to charter schools 2015-04-30T16:27:05+00:00

Fair Funding for ALL NC Public Schools

Public charters are public schools, which means they receive state and local public funds for the children they teach.  On average, our state’s public charter schools get less than 75 cents for every dollar given to traditional public schools. This unfair funding model is denying our public charter schools over $30 million this year. Even more [...]

Fair Funding for ALL NC Public Schools 2015-04-29T18:41:00+00:00

Charter Schools USA Report by WGAL

WGAL News 8 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania recently featured Charters Schools USA during their in depth report on the charter school movement. See the video here...    

Charter Schools USA Report by WGAL 2015-04-29T11:18:59+00:00

Debates Diverge over Public, Private & Charter Schools in the Carolinas

Two stories from the Carolinas illustrate the difficult, murky and still-emerging relationship between public school districts and the private and charter schools in their communities. Read more here...

Debates Diverge over Public, Private & Charter Schools in the Carolinas 2015-04-27T23:50:47+00:00

Raleigh Charter High School ranked No. 1 in North Carolina

Twenty-two Triangle schools made The Washington Post’s 2015 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. The top school in North Carolina was Raleigh Charter High School, which ranked No. 119 on the list of more than 2,300 public and private high schools. Five other Triangle high schools were ranked within the top 500 nationally.  Read [...]

Raleigh Charter High School ranked No. 1 in North Carolina 2015-04-27T23:31:46+00:00

Two more charter schools approved for Union County | The Enquirer Journal

“All the people that have probably almost given up on having a chance (to attend a charter schools)...will have two more opportunities and what we hope that brings is again choice to parents, so they have options and as always, the foal of charter schools is to create a positive competitiong in the education marketplace [...]

Two more charter schools approved for Union County | The Enquirer Journal 2015-04-23T16:39:31+00:00
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