North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Schooldigger rankings require asterisk

    Opinion… Eddie Goodall, Executive Director, NCPCSA   Schooldigger.com is a website  that collects performance  composites (or proficiency) from states and re-aggregates it in numerical rankings, by state, city, etc.   It has released what it calls a school’s “performance”, or how many children are performing at grade level, but does not recognize the makeup of […]

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  • Two apply to run virtual public charter schools

    “The legislature ordered two virtual charter schools be approved for pilot programs beginning next year. The State Board of Education put out the call for applicants and got two responses.” – Read more here

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  • Ready-to-Open Framework for North Carolina Public Charter Schools

    The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction: Office of Charter Schools (OCS) is dedicated to collaborating with initial boards of approved charter schools to ensure the smooth opening of the high-quality, successful charter schools envisioned during the application process. The preliminary planning period is a critical time when the school is laying the foundation for […]

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  • Download the new NCPCSA mobile app today!

    ncpcsa.appsme.com

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  • OECD Test for Schools: Your opportunity to have your school internationally ranked.

    “Starting in fall 2014, public charter schools can sign up for the OECD Test for Schools, which is based on the internationally-respected PISA test, administered in more than 70 countries. This new tool measures the knowledge of 15 year olds in reading, math, and science, as well as their ability to reason, analyze information, and […]

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  • Four High Schools Getting Specialized Programs

    “CMS said this week that they’re implementing a Cambridge International program at Hopewell and its feeder schools. Essentially, it’s an advanced course of study and rigorous set of standards developed at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. The program is viewed similarly to International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement coursework.” – Read more here.

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