Thanks to John Hughes with New Hope Technology Foundation 919-968-4332 for this memo. For help with E-Rate our Association members are John and Steve Joyner who can be contacted at Steve@SteveJoyner.com or (336) 592-3568. The FCC has modernized the E-Rate program and substantially increased the yearly funding cap. This will allow every school […]
“Two virtual charter schools, including a school that has run into trouble in other states, are closer to enrolling North Carolina students. A special committee on Wednesday recommended that North Carolina Virtual Academy, to be managed by K12 Inc., and N.C. Connections Academy, affiliated with Connections Education, be allowed to participate in a four-year program […]
“The sixth grade is a year of transition. There’s usually a new school, thicker textbooks, harder classes and more pressure. Staff and students at Lake Norman Charter say it is sixth-grade science teacher Elizabeth Padgett’s work to help students navigate those changes with compassion that earned her the distinction of North Carolina Charter School Teacher […]
“Some state education officials are hoping that a plan approved by the State Board of Education and sent to a legislative committee for action will speed the process of letting high-performing charter schools replicate their success in underserved regions.” – Read more here.
From: John J “Tiny” McLaughlin III Senior Vice President, ZIEGLER INVESTMENT BANKING | CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITY FINANCE Rick Pressler, the CEO of the New Jersey Charter Schools Association, is an eloquent and committed advocate for better schools for ALL children. His letter below is outstanding, but I thought he really hit the nail on […]