Association response to Durham NCAE President-elect

Our article, written by Eddie Goodall, is in response to this article in the Raleigh News & Observer. We appreciate the N&O's opportunity to respond. ----------------------------------- The writer argued that charters have developed and are competing with “traditional public schools and one another for market share.” Absolutely true. With this summer’s cohort of schools, we’ll [...]

Study: More freedom leads to better results for charter school students

Allowing schools greater independence to make important policy decisions leads to better results for students, according to a new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. “Gaps and Growth: Comparing different types of public schools in Wisconsin” examines growth rates in student performance in reading and math at both charter schools and traditional [...]

Ryan Stein of LNC 2015 All-Star Scholar

Ryan Stein of Lake Norman Charter and son of Adam and Shannon Stein, is a 2015 Charlotte Observer Senior of the Year finalist. He was nominated from schools in eight counties and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. READ MORE HERE...

LBA Haynes Strand volunteers for charters!

On Tuesday May 19th, LBA Haynes Strand closed all 3 office locations for the day to go out and volunteer at 4 North Carolina Charter Schools.  Our annual day of service, which is called "LBAHS Day", allows for our employees to get out of the office and serve non-profit organizations or local schools in a [...]

An overview of the NC House K-12 education budget

Similar to governor's plan, the single largest K-12 increase is the $100 million allocation to fund school enrollment growth in FY 2015-16 and over $207 million for enrollment increases in FY 2016-17. Much of this would be used to pay for hundreds of new teaching positions. Read more here...

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