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  • Back to School in NC: By the Numbers

      An estimated 1,537,643 students will kick off a new school year this week while students at North Carolina’s nearly 130 year-round schools jumped back into the swing of things earlier this month. This number of students represents an increase of 17,000 from last year and an increase of more than 61,000 from 2008-09. Among […]

  • 58 students at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy earn AP Scholar

    For Immediate Release: AUGUST 21, 2015 Contact: Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Joe Maimone, Headmaster City, State: Mooresboro, NC A record 58 students at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA-CFA) have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board this past school year in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the […]

  • Charters and Religious Facilities

    Charters using Church Facilities Report

  • Consultants offer $100-an-hour help picking Charlotte schools

    For years I’ve heard people say choosing a school in Mecklenburg County is so complex that someone should start a business offering guidance. Now three south Charlotte women are doing just that. For $100 an hour, Charlotte School Search will offer personalized help with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools options, charter schools and private schools in central and […]

  • How we spend education dollars matters

    Some will argue that Halifax’s trouble is poverty. Indeed, it is no secret that the district sits in one of the most impoverished regions of the state. The problem with that argument is that nearby Gaston College Preparatory, a charter school that has served the area since 2001, spends $1,500 per student less than Halifax […]

  • A charter school plan worth considering

    Bryan’s bill, which is currently under construction, would force five of the state’s lowest-performing elementary schools to close or be taken over by charter school operators with “a record of results” or a “specific and credible plan” for improving the schools. Read more here…