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  • Cabarrus Charter Academy Posts Impressive First Year Results

    NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Cabarrus Charter Academy Posts Impressive First Year Results Results exceed state proficiency in every category CONCORD, NC (Sept. 16, 2014)  –  North Carolina’s state-wide testing results were released late last week and in its first year, Cabarrus Charter Academy posted impressive results. In addition to proficiency scores of 3, 4 […]

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  • Raleigh charter school for special-needs children celebrates opening

    “A new Raleigh charter school intent on expanding the possibilities of students challenged by disabilities celebrated with an open house Saturday.”- Read more here

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  • North East Prep officials recount trip to China

      “North East Prep Executive Director John Westberg, Communications Director Diane LeFiles, Dr. Hope Williams from the N.C. Independent Colleges Association and Tolson were part of a larger delegation organized by the Global Classroom Alliance. The group toured eight schools and met with education officials from the local provinces and the national government of China.” […]

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  • Charter School Group Asks for School Improvement Grant Flexibility to Expand Access to High-Quality Schools

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT September 4, 2014 Katherine Bathgate (202) 521-2827 Katherine@publiccharters.org   Charter School Group Asks for School Improvement Grant Flexibility to Expand Access to High-Quality Schools WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a new report with recommendations to help students more quickly access high-quality public schools. The policy […]

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  • A Response to the Financial Fantasies of Choice – By John J “Tiny” McLaughlin III

          Should the primary focus of public education in the United States be the education of children or is the diverse institution we refer to as public education, so fundamental to the fabric of our nation, that maintaining it should be paramount.   – The Existential Question of Public Education   Peter-   […]

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  • Test scores and graduation rates for 2013-14: Part 2

    Of the 33 charter schools that reported graduation rates in 2014, over two-thirds of them had a rate that exceeded the state average. Twelve had graduation rates that were at or near 100 percent. The graduation rate for all charter high school students was around 90 percent last year. According to a preliminary analysis of state test […]

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