North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • State Board of Education Meets Next Week

    * The State Board of Education will meet next week, Dec. 3-4, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. Following is a summary of the Board’s agenda. Please note that Board members will discuss all agenda items (unless otherwise noted) in their committee meetings on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Board […]

  • Half of first-year community college students lack basic English and math skills

    “Over half of students who graduated in 2013 and subsequently enrolled in a North Carolina community college took one or more remedial or “developmental” courses in math and/or English.” – Read more here.

  • Purposeful Play

    North Carolina’s Department of Public Instruction’s Office of Early Learning is currently designing and piloting a developmentally appropriate, individualized assessment process for K-3 children. This process will be used by all school districts and is intended to be formative in nature. The K-3 Formative Assessment Process is envisioned to inform daily instructional practices, such as […]

  • GOP caucus picks Tim Moore for NC Speaker

          Republican caucus picks Rep. Tim Moore of Cleveland County (home of Pinnacle Classical Academy) to be the Speaker of the NC House of Representatives. Formal election will come with the legislature’s convening in January.

  • CSAB Agenda December 8

    North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board Meeting Tentative Agenda December 8, 2014 State Board Rm. 755 9:00 – Welcome Helen Nance, Board Chair, Charter Schools Advisory Board a. Pledge of Allegiance b. Reading of Ethics Statement c. Reading of the Mission Statement d. Approval of the October and November Minutes 9:10- Charter Renewal Presentations Office […]

  • CMS to ask state to allow them to charter own schools

    See the whole story here.