North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Richard Sinclair joins Association efforts

    Hi Everyone, I hope the year is off to a great start and that this finds you well. I am writing to introduce you to Rich Sinclair, a new addition to our team. We fully expect Rich and his three initiatives to be of significant value to “our” growing and ever evolving network of innovative […]

  • Please don’t tell anyone that charters save us money!

      We advertise our least effective method of funding for our state’s K-12 education and we bury the best and most effective way. We already spend $20 million annually for lottery advertising and senators want to spend $10 million more. As the Charlotte Observer opined today, “Carnival barkers, step up.” We spend zero for charter […]

  • A Choice for Walton? by Jeanne Allen

    Yet today, the growth of charter schools and the options they afford has plummeted from 13-15% annually through 2009 to less than 8% each of the past four years. An education innovation built on the dual premise that parents are the best guardians of education and that they should be afforded a diverse array of […]

  • 2015 READY Accountability Results to be Released Sept. 2

    * The 2015 READY Accountability results will be released at the State Board of Education’s Sept. 2 monthly meeting date. The release time window is between 11 a.m. and noon. The State Board is meeting in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. Data being released will provide insight into […]

  • USDOE Grants

    Dear Friends – I wanted to forward this information about the Non-SEA grant competition, which was just released by the Department. As a reminder, these grants are awarded directly to schools that are in states that do not have a SEA grant. The Department will release SEA grant recipients in September. Since the deadline for […]

  • North Carolina: Eager to Grow Chartering

    Congratulations to the North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association team, led by former State Senator and now Executive Director Eddie Goodall, on a successful, well-attended state charter schools conference July 19-21 in Durham, North Carolina! This week begins the 20th anniversary year of the signing of the North Carolina charter school law passed in 1996. […]