North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

Breaking News

  • Bipartisan Charter Provisions Included in ESEA Reauthorization Bills to be Commended

    Today, the U.S. Senate passed S. 1177, more commonly referred to as the “Every Child Achieves Act” (ECAA), a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Read more here…

  • Raleigh News & Observer: Charter Conference

    The N.C. Public Charter Schools Association expects more than 500 people to participate in the group’s baseball-themed conference called “Knocking it Out of the Park.” The two-day conference, Monday and Tuesday, will include training sessions and workshops, such as one on writing charter applications. Read more here…

  • State Board of Education and Rules Commission

    Breaking News (from EdNC) July 14, 2015 Breaking News: State Board of Education receives favorable ruling against Rules Review Commission by Todd Brantley The State Board of Education has received a favorable ruling today in its lawsuit against the State’s Rules Review Commission. The Board brought a lawsuit last year arguing that it was not […]

  • Piedmont Community and Mt. Island Charter in the news

    Piedmont Community Charter and Mountain Island Charter received mostly positive marks in the first Charter School Performance Framework, a report released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. The report provides a snapshot of academic, financial and operational expectations of the state’s 146 charter schools. Read more here…

  • Conference Schedule

    Be sure to take a look at our conference schedule. A detailed schedule, as well as the online magazine, can be found here.

  • CER: Brown Amendment Bad Precedent

    Brown Amendment Bad Precedent for Federal Policy and Bad for Kids Ohio Senator Pushes Amendment in Every Child Achieves Act to Regulate Charter Schools WASHINGTON, D.C. – Under the guise of accountability, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has introduced an amendment to force states to comply with new and onerous regulations that micro-manage charter school operations […]