Nonprofit organizations have filed 40 applications to open a public charter school in August 2016. These applications met the Sept. 26 deadline and were submitted through the automated application system utilized by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. A spreadsheet of applicants is available at www.ncpublicschools.org/charterschools/. To read more, visit www.ncpublicschools.org and select the appropriate […]
Set for opening in August 2015, Queen City STEM School will open in Charlotte with a mission “to prepare students to become competent, responsible and successful individuals in our globalized and technology-based society through a strong academic program, school- family-community partnerships, and strong teacher-student relationships.” – Read more here.
“Massive open online courses are not only effective, researchers have discovered, they are as effective as what’s being traditionally taught in the classroom — regardless of how prepared or in the know students are.” – Read more here.
From the Budget bill, SB 744 this summer: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION RESPONSE TIME SECTION 8.28. Staff at the Department of Public Instruction shall, whenever practicable, respond to requests for information originating from the superintendent of a local school administrative unit, the principal (sic) officer of a charter school, or the principal of a […]