NC Association helps develop "National Commitment to Quality”

For Immediate Release June 23, 2015 Riya V. Anandwala 202 521 2833 riya@publiccharters.org The Charter School Movement Stands United on Improved Public School Quality for All Students through the “National Public Charter Schools Commitment to Quality” Initiative 39 city- and state-based public charter school support organizations representing 95 percent of charter school families nationwide pledge [...]

NC Association helps develop "National Commitment to Quality” 2015-06-26T17:52:19+00:00

SBE policy changes

Last week, the State Board of Education updated the TCS-U policies. Specifically, these were “technical corrections” due to the new numbering system of the charters school law and revisions from the Charter Agreement. The State Board office is going through the process of updating the specific policy pages, so the modified policies are not yet [...]

SBE policy changes 2015-06-24T14:40:59+00:00

UNC Educator Quality Dashboard

The Educator Quality Dashboard serves as an interactive on-line tool for viewing and analyzing data reflecting our progress towards the goal of augmenting the quantity and quality of public school educators serving our state’s students. The dashboard allows for increased transparency and ease in data access for education stakeholders, including educators, administrators, policymakers, parents, and [...]

UNC Educator Quality Dashboard 2015-06-24T12:35:13+00:00

Langtree, Cabarrus charter schools plan expansions

The organization overseeing charter schools in Mooresville and Concord has reached agreements to purchase land for high schools set to open for the 2016-17 school year, according to an email to parents. Read more here...

Langtree, Cabarrus charter schools plan expansions 2015-06-19T13:45:31+00:00

Philanthropy doesn’t close funding gap for charter schools, study shows

Charter students received an estimated 88 percent of the full local per pupil funding in Mecklenburg County, according to data from 2013-2014 audit reports from the N.C. Treasurer’s Office and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Read more here...

Philanthropy doesn’t close funding gap for charter schools, study shows 2015-06-19T13:34:31+00:00

Minnesota Court Of Appeals Ruling On Status Of Charter School Corporations

On Monday, June 8, 2015, a three (3) judge panel of the Minnesota State Court of Appeals ruled in the case Tipka v. Lincoln International Charter School that a charter school is not a public corporation. The Court’s decision is a significant decision. First, it clarifies that charter school nonprofit corporations are not public corporations, [...]

Minnesota Court Of Appeals Ruling On Status Of Charter School Corporations 2015-06-18T16:46:36+00:00

Franklin County will get its second charter school

Franklin County’s second charter school will open in July, giving families another option in an area where some students leave the county to attend charter schools. Youngsville Academy, a year-round school for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, will fill a need in Franklin County, according to the school’s charter application. Read more here...

Franklin County will get its second charter school 2015-06-17T19:20:41+00:00

NC charters get 83 cents on the dollar

"Statewide, North Carolina’s 98 charter schools included in this analysis received 17.2 percent less funding than district schools: $9,999 vs. $8,277 per pupil" Arkansas study of NC charter funding  

NC charters get 83 cents on the dollar 2015-06-17T12:04:45+00:00
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