North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • State considering new charter school transportation rules

    The report goes on to list that charter school transportation plans could include one of several options: partnering with the local school district, contracting with a private provider, purchasing buses or vans to transport students, providing access to public transportation under certain guidelines, or a combination of all four options. Read more here…

  • Florida Gov. wants more money to help charter schools

    From Eddie Goodall, Executive Director of the NCPCSA: “Florida last year put $300 a student into assisting with facilities costs. That was $75 million with 250,000 students. NC, with 68,000 students should fund each school with that same facilities allowance, costing the state a little over $20 million a year for the 2015-16 biennium. Read […]


    Nine teachers have been selected to represent their regions and charter schools as the state’s regional Teachers of the Year and will now compete for the title of 2015 Burroughs Welcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year. The winner will succeed the 2014 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year James E. […]

  • Dr. Terry Stoops on NC school funding

    CommenTerry What better way to begin 2015 than to discuss per-pupil expenditures for our K-12 public schools? According to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, the state increased its average expenditure by around $200 a student for the 2014-2015 school year. At this time next year we will be able to assess changes to local […]

  • Charter School Serving Students with Disabilities Remains Open

    RALEIGH — A special charter school in Wake County serving students with disabilities will remain open at least through the end of the school year. This is the first year students with developmental or learning disabilities in Wake County have another education option, since Dynamic Community Charter School is the only charter school in the […]

  • North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board Meeting – Recap

    Today the NC Charter Schools Advisory Board voted that the following 2016 Charter School Applicants will move forward in the interview process: Francis Classical School Leadership Academy for Young Women Queen’s Grant High School Union Day School Central Wake Charter High School Capital City Charter High School Town Center Charter High School Northeast Academy Aerospace Fortis […]