North Carolina Senate approves funding equality bill

“It wouldn’t come close to making it even, because we’re not asking for things like pre-k programs, junior ROTC … we’re not talking about free and reduced lunch programs, money raised by the schools,” said Eddie Goodall, executive director of the NC Charter Schools Association. Read more here...

With order, energy, Vance charter school excels | News & Observer

Dozens of students sit shoulder to shoulder in the cafeteria at Henderson Collegiate charter school reading novels or puzzling over worksheets as they spoon their cereal. Except for the occasional whisper between a teacher and student, the room is silent. This school strives for no wasted movements or wasted moments. The study-hall breakfast is mental [...]

North Carolina Congressman David Rouzer Visits Neuse Charter School

“Charter schools are increasingly a more important part of education,” the congressman told a room of NCS board members, administrative leadership and others. “Thanks in large part to parents and community, that’s what public schools are missing.” Read more here...

Maps showing closed charter and district schools

Today, the Center for Media and Democracy is releasing a complete map showing the "failed" and closed charter schools since 2000. Below the NC Public Charter Schools Association is releasing a complete map showing all the traditional public schools closed under the same rules: READ MORE HERE...

Charter school funding change reemerges

NC Public Charter Schools Association spokesman Lee Teague is strongly in favor of the bill. "Right now, there are parents in this state who are paying taxes for education that go to pay for other kids' education and not their own," Teague told WRAL News. "This bill fixes that." Read more here...

State Supreme Court Grants WA Charters Additional Time to File Motion for Reconsideration

Last Friday, the State Supreme Court granted a request by the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) to extend the deadline to file a Motion for Reconsideration to October 23. This additional time gives WA Charters and our member public charter schools an opportunity to thoroughly explore the Court’s decision and the full range [...]

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