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Principal Wins “Champion for Student Success” Award

Cardinal Charter Academy's Principal, Nicholas Shosho, has been awarded the “Administrator’s Champion for Student Success” award, a recognition given annually by the NC State Department of Instruction. He has been selected to receive this award from among all of the 115 public school districts in the state, and among the approximately 3,000 principals in North [...]

A Life Preserver for Community Charter School?

by Rhonda Dillingham, Executive Director North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools   March 17, 2017   As North Carolina moves into uncharted water with the assumption of the Community Charter School in Charlotte, it appeared as if all hope was lost when the School of Davidson removed its proposal, citing difficulty in securing a [...]

North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools names new Executive Director

The North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools (NCAPCS), the state’s unified charter school support organization, announces charter school co-founder Rhonda Dillingham as its new Executive Director. Dillingham co-founded Uwharrie Charter School and brings a decade of teaching and leadership experience from both public charter schools and district schools. “Mrs. Dillingham is a perfect fit [...]

One NC Charter School’s Guide To Revitalization

The northeast corner of North Carolina, or the Albemarle region, is commonly known as pass-through country for vacationers headed to Virginia or the Outer Banks.   Nearly one resident in every five lives in poverty, and one in four is over the age of 60, according to local government statistics. Community members say a lack [...]

Piedmont Charter students collect nearly 6,000 cans for needy

From their annual canned food and blood drives to special projects like the Hurricane Disaster Relief for Lumberton, Piedmont Community Charter School students learn first hand the importance of doing for others.   The elementary campus has just wrapped up its annual canned food drive for Salvation Army's Catherine Booth location in Gastonia.   “I [...]

Peak Charter Academy in Apex announces open enrollment, hires principal

APEX - An Apex charter school that delayed its opening a year is moving forward to open next fall by hiring a principal and beginning student enrollment.   Peak Charter Academy – Apex’s first charter school – will be northeast of Apex’s downtown, on the south side of U.S. 64 near its intersection with Blackburn [...]

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