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  • NC charters opening in 2015

    Charlotte Lab Excelsior Classical Ignite KIPP: Durham Preparatory Winterville Charter Academy (formerly Patriot Academy) PAVE SE Raleigh Piedmont Classical Queen City STEM Shining Rock Classical VERITAS Community School Youngsville Academy Carolina STEM and Stewart Creek – were granted final approval in 2014 with a deferment to open in August 2015. February 2015 – The State […]

  • Charters facing renewal of their contracts

    Listed below are the charters that will face the renewal process in the 2015-16 fiscal year: School Name Clover Garden Crosscreek Crossroads Charter High Gaston College prep Hope Elementary New Dimensions Queens Grant Community Roxboro Community School Kennedy Charter Pine Lake Prep Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School

  • The results of a new Stanford University study could surprise charter school critics

    Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) has a new study out finding urban charter schools outperform traditional public schools (TPS) in urban areas. The results are the latest in mounting evidence that many charter schools provide tremendous benefit to students — particularly those located in urban areas. Read more here…

  • Lake Norman Charter Interact Club prepares for Guatemala mission

    Lake Norman Charter High School is preparing for its first international service team to embark on a mission to Gálvez, Guatemala, in June. Read more here…  

  • Kindergarten students in NC to face new standardized test next year

    Test will gauge the intellectual and physical development of pupils as they enter school for the first time. Read more here…

  • Stanford Study Shows Urban Charter Schools Outperform Peers in Reading and Math

    For Immediate Release March 18, 2015 Riya V. Anandwala 202 521 2833   Washington, D.C. – Public charter schools in many of the largest urban districts are dramatically outperforming their traditional public school peers in reading and Math, according to a new study released today by Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes […]