North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Charter School Advocates Urge Continued Support From State Leaders

    RALEIGH—Advocates for charter schools in North Carolina are encouraging state leaders to continue their support of these public schools. There are approximately 150 charter schools in the state, but recently questions have been raised about accountability of the schools. This comes after three charter schools have been closed by the state due to financial issues. […]

  • Junge offers tips on local charter schools

    A former Minnesota state senator who drafted the nation’s first charter-school law proposed ways Guam’s charter-school law could be improved yesterday. Read more here…

  • Charter Closing Fund Raises Concerns

    “We don’t want to see charter schools close without some responsibility back to the taxpayers and the teachers of the school. If an operator of a charter school can’t put a $50,000 letter of credit or bond, then we have a problem. Then that board had better wake up to that problem and pay better attention to […]

  • New study suggests urban students do significantly better in charter schools

    Students in major urban centers around the country perform better in charter schools than they do in traditional public schools, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University. Read more here…

  • SchoolMessenger Celebrates National Charter Schools Week with Announcement of Community Engagement Grant Awards

    SchoolMessenger, the leading provider of K-12 communication solutions and a subsidiary of West Corporation, today celebrated the opening of National Charter Schools Week by announcing the recipients of its Community Engagement Grant program. The grant program was created to help charter schools improve parent and community engagement. Read more here…

  • “National Charter Schools Week” is here!

    Good morning and welcome to National Charter Schools Week! I’m incredibly excited to join you in celebrating the power of charter schools and raising awareness about the tremendous progress the charter school movement has made in the lives of students across the country. We have a lot to celebrate this week, so we’ve put together […]