North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Troutman OK’s plan for charter school – Will be built before 2016-17 school year

    The Troutman Town Council approved the preliminary plat for a charter school that is planned to be built in early 2016. Along with nearly 79,000 square feet of covered space for the school and gym, the project includes two roundabouts to ease traffic flow round the school, which will be situated near Home Improvement Drive […]

  • Hillary Clinton’s bought-and-paid-for betrayal of charter schools

    Whoosh! There goes Hillary Clinton, hurt­ling leftward after another 180-degree cartwheel on a critical issue — this time, a flip-flop on charter schools. Charters once had no greater fan. Back in 1996, Clinton hailed them as being “freed from regulations that stifle innovation, so they can focus on getting results.” Read more here…

  • Is CMS playing dirty in its battle against charter schools?

    Less than three months after signing a lease that would allow VERITAS Community School the use of a vacant building, the school board is likely to vote Tuesday to terminate the charter school’s lease in favor of an academy that would help at-risk Garinger High students catch up. Read more here…

  • Response to Secretary Clinton’s Comments About Charter Schools

    National Alliance Releases Statement in Response to Secretary Clinton’s Comments About Charter Schools Washington, D.C. – Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, released the following statement in response Secretary Hillary Clinton’s comments about charter schools at a South Carolina townhall meeting on November 7: “We appreciate Secretary Clinton’s […]

  • Why I left NC district schools to teach in a charter school

    My 10 years teaching in the public schools can best be described as a roller coaster of inspiration, innovation and disappointment. Read more here…

  • Hillary Clinton: Most charter schools don’t take the hardest-to-teach kids

    Executive Director’s note: The NCPCSA does not engage in “political activity.” However, for the 2016 Presidential race we will bring you statements regarding charter education by the leading candidates for both parties in an effort to make their positions known among our charter community in North Carolina. Charters have not, thus far, been a topic […]