North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • NC Charter Schools Conference Registration!

    The N.C. Public Charter Schools Association will host the 2014 N.C. Charter Schools Conference July 30-Aug. 1 at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel in Wilmington. Charter governance, operations, advocacy and instruction will be covered in more than 50 topic-specific sessions, and national keynote speakers and a panel of experts will discuss the future of the […]

  • Charter pay disclosure blocked in NC House

    The N.C. House approved legislation Thursday that would block charter school employees’ names from being disclosed with their pay, acting on an amendment introduced by Rep. Charles Jeter, R-Huntersville. The revised bill now goes back to the Senate, which earlier approved a version that requires disclosure of names, salaries and all other personnel information that […]

  • Core Knowledge at the Conference

    Workshop Thursday 2:15PM – 5:00PM Developing Proficient Readers: CKLA and the Elementary Classroom (Thursday workshop session 2:15 PM- 5 PM): This interactive session will focus on the instructional realities of college and career readiness and the key shifts necessary for elementary classrooms. During this session, participants will explore how grade level standards support the college […]

  • Member of the Month: VERITAS continues to grow, adds new board members

    VERITAS Community School is hard at work developing a school to serve Charlotte’s eastside.  They are one of only three charter school applicants approved by the NC Advisory Board for school opening in 2015 and can’t wait to serve their students with their three pillars:  Targeted Academics, Health and Wellness, and Peaceful Classroom.  To keep […]

  • NC charter schools growth stunted

    Opinion Anthony Rodriguez Director of Advocacy   Charlotte, NC June 13, 2014 The North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board (CSAB) is on track to recommend only eleven new charter schools to open in 2015. The number of charters approved in each of the last two years was about twenty five. Why the decline in […]

  • PTO vs PTA: What’s the Difference?

    The differences are bigger than you think! The technical differences between a PTA (Parent Teacher Association) and a PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) are fairly simple. TheNational PTAis a formal membership organization headquartered in Chicago with a 105-year history. Local groups that choose to belong to the PTA must pay dues to the state and national […]