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  • Union Academy Charter School Continues to Win Finance Rewards

    For six consecutive years Union Academy Charter School located in Monroe, North Carolina, has received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting given by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. The Association serves approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C. […]

  • Is there a formula to charter school success?

    In their recently published study, “What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?” Julia Chabrier, Sarah Cohodes, and Philip Oreopoulos take a closer look at students who have and have not been chosen to enroll in a charter school. Lotteries provide the kind of random assignment of individuals to “treatment” and “control” groups so highly […]

  • National Alliance Releases Statement on the Democratic Party’s Adoption of Anti-Charter Platform Language

    7/15/2016   Washington, D.C. – The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the following statement regarding the Democratic Party’s adoption of anti-charter platform language:   “The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is disappointed that the Democratic Party platform committee adopted language that perpetuates false assertions about charter public schools. The party’s original draft platform […]

  • Lake Norman Charter plans to add elementary school

    After some initial uncertainty, Lake Norman Charter’s new elementary school is moving forward.  The elementary school will be located near Hambright and Patterson roads, about 4 miles from the existing middle and high school.  The new school plans to welcome 300 students in grades K-2 for the 2017-18 school year, with third and fourth grade […]

  • NCDPI Pursues Grant to Expand Access for Educationally Disadvantaged Students to High Quality Charter Schools

    The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s (NCDPI) Office of Charter Schools has applied for a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help increase access for educationally disadvantaged students to high quality public charter schools. The proposal is a product of strong collaboration between NCDPI, the NC Charter Schools Advisory Board, and public […]

  • Goldenrod Research Corporation Awards Charlotte Choice Charter School With The YouthTouch Technology Grant

    Charlotte, NC (June 8, 2016) — Charlotte Choice Charter School (CCC) announced today that it is the recipient of a grant from Goldenrod Research Corporation. Goldenrod is proud to expand the role of higher technology in classrooms beyond computers and the internet and brings life to the most abstract concepts taught in today’s classrooms. Goldenrod’s […]