North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Charter Schools Scrutinized, Why Not CMS?

    “Charter schools are private businesses funded in part, but only in part, by tax dollars.  Since they provide educational services to children and are in competition with public schools for children, those who oppose them make every effort to destroy them. This despite, or maybe because of, the fact that charter schools often bring improved […]

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  • Best Public High Schools in North Carolina

    “The Best Public High Schools ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall experience at public high schools in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It uses data sourced from various government and public data sets, Niche’s own proprietary data, and 4,625,227 opinion-based survey responses across a variety of topics from 287,560 […]

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  • Retired teacher shares why JGEMS (Oregon) students outperform

    “Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School students outperform their counterparts statewide in reading, math and science, and for years retired teacher Mike Weddle has wondered why. “Is it because of the type of students the charter school attracts or is it because of our program?” he said in a Salem-Keizer School Board meeting on Tuesday. The […]

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  • Dennis Township eighth-grader Giana Esposito could go to any one of three public high schools next year. She has already applied to the choice program at Ocean City High School, is considering the Cape May Technical High School and may just go to Middle Township High School, the receiving high school for Dennis Township students. […]

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  • Charter school study in Wake County may provide focus for urban renewal efforts

    “A study of 662 families who had at least one child enrolled in a popular Wake County charter school finds that many families with children enrolled in charter schools are likely to move to be close to the school. In North Carolina, where charters are not subject to school district boundaries, this finding could benefit […]

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  • Charter Schools Receive Renewals

    Today the following Charter Schools went in front of the Office of Charter Schools / Advisory Board and received the following renewals: Alpha Academy – 10 year Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School – 1 year Healthy Start Academy – 3 year Phoenix Academy – 7 year Southern Wake Academy – 10 year Success Institute – 3 year […]

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