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  • Union Academy Named National School of Character!

    Washington, D.C. (May 10, 2016)— Character.org, a non-profit organization that supports the advancement of character development in schools, communities and workplaces across the U.S. and globally, today designated 67 schools and four districts from 15 states as National Schools and Districts of Character for 2016.   Union Academy Charter School is one of the designated […]

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  • Local Charter School Senior Receives Gold Medal from International STEM Competition

    Greensboro, NC – Thursday, April 29, 2016,Triad Math and Science Academy Senior, Noah Worley, participated in the International Young Inventors Project Olympiad (IYIPO) and represented the United States of America with pride and honor. Noah competed against almost 200 students from 37 different countries and came home with the GOLD Medal for his project titled “The Use […]

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  • The Union War on Charter-School Philanthropists

    If you heard that a group of philanthropists came together to donate millions of dollars to schools, you would probably consider it good news. Indeed, thousands of underprivileged kids will be helped by the $35 million raised for Success Academy charter schools at a charity gala earlier this month. But teachers unions detect a nefarious […]

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  • Has School Choice Been All It Set Out to Be?

    Kasey Locke has been diagnosed with autism. When her parents enrolled her in the public school in her town in Arizona, she had a hard time communicating, let alone learning. The Lockes, however, took advantage of an education savings account (ESA) program to sign their daughter up at a private school. ESAs work like vouchers, […]

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  • Survey: Increasing support for public charters, school choice

    Results of a national survey by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools show wide and deep support for charter schools where they already exist, as well as where school choice is limited. The NAPCS survey, based on interviews with more than a 1,000 parents, showed that 78 percent support a public charter school opening in their […]

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  • Charter Advocacy Group’s Poll Shows Most Parents Support Public School Choice

    About 80 percent of parents reported that they support the ability to choose a public school, regardless of where they live, in a national poll conducted by a charter school advocacy group . The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the results of its survey of 1,003 parents about their attitudes toward school choice […]

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