Evergreen Community Charter School is hosting six Guatemalan teachers through Dec. 8th to share educational practices and knowledge as they create a new school for families living around the Guatemala City garbage dump. Safe Passage is a nonprofit organization that has been working “to empower the poorest, at-risk children of families working in the community [...]
Learn about one of our Tuesday keynote speakers, Derrell Bradford, through this 90-second video! Read more about Derrell here.
Monday was the first day back to school for students at Arapahoe Charter School in Pamlico County. This year the school started two weeks earlier than it has in the past. Dennis Sawyer, Administrative Director says, "The parents are always pretty excited for their children to go back to school and it does [...]
BY PAMELA BLIZZARD I used to say that I am a charter school founder but not necessarily a charter school supporter. My first experience in charter schools was opening Raleigh Charter High School, and the wonderful education that goes on there taught me that it was the quality of the education that was important, [...]
Legislators will return to Raleigh in just a few weeks for the short session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which will kick off April 25, and during that session, local school board members were told recently a number of issues could raise which will affect education at the local level. During the Elkin City Schools [...]
For Immediate Release: In observance of School Choice Week 2016, two regional charter schools Lincoln Charter School in Lincoln County, and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy in Rutherford County, reported on the recent success of the seventh annual Talon Challenge competition between the two school communities. The Talon Challenge was started in 2009, to build upon [...]
Good morning -- National School Choice Week is officially underway! Check out our press release from this morning, and don't forget to watch our kickoff video and our first Spotlight Tonight video roundup. Also, please make sure you've signed up for our social media Thunderclap, to help get #SchoolChoice trending. Pre-load your Tweet or Facebook message here: www.schoolchoiceweek.com/tweet. [...]