North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Why charters serve fewer English learners

    “As charter schools continue their expansion, the most important question still facing New York City is whether the independently-run, lottery-admission public schools offer sufficiently welcoming environments to all students.” – Read more here 

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  • Two Union groups apply for charter school

    Eddie Goodall, executive director of the NC Public Charter Schools Association, said he is not surprised by the decrease in applicants and, in fact, predicted 40.  “Generally, smart people use their time very wisely and when you hear that there was a 15 percent approval rate of charter schools the previous year, you have to […]

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  • NC Academic Report: 2013-2014

    STUDENT ACADEMIC GROWTH INCREASES IN 2013-14; PROFICIENCY NOW REPORTED UNDER FIVE ACHIEVEMENT LEVELS Almost 75 percent of North Carolina public school schools (74.7 percent) met or exceeded their academic growth goals in 2013-14 according to the 2013-14 Performance and Growth of North Carolina Public Schools report today presented to State Board of Education members. This […]

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  • DPI News

    Please note: If you have difficulty viewing this message, you can view this issue and select past messages at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/whatsnew. In this edition of Web Highlights: 1. Governor’s School Nomination Packets on the Web 2. Online Events Calendar Features New Look, Improved Functionality 3. Exceptional Children Website Updates 4. Data Management Policy Manual Revised 1. […]

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  • NC High Schools will Change to 10-Point Grading Scale

    ‘In a letter to fellow superintendents in North Carolina, Dr. Heath Morrison wrote, “The impact of a changing to a ten point scale could mean more students receiving A’s and B’s and becoming honor roll students. Graduation rates could improve. Students may qualify to enroll in Advanced Placement or dual-enrollment classes. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools strongly supports […]

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  • Raleigh Charter High and Briarcliff Elementary win National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards

    “Raleigh Charter High School and Briarcliff Elementary School in Cary are among five schools in North Carolina and 337 nationally that are being honored for achieving very high learning standards or making notable improvements in closing the academic achievement gap.” – Read more here.

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