North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Gray Stone Day, Pfeiffer announce agreement

    “Two Stanly County educational institutions have announced a dual enrollment agreement that will allow high school seniors to take college courses for credit. Gray Stone Day School and Pfeiffer University announced the program last week. Gray Stone Day’s campus is adjacent to Pfeiffer University in the northern Stanly County town of Misenheimer. “The new offering […]

  • NC charters size by attendance

    Schools by size December 2014 PDF Top 10 Lincoln Charter School 1,663 Pine Lake Preparatory 1,648 Franklin Academy 1,619 Lake Norman Charter 1,592 Voyager Academy 1,344 Union Academy Charter School 1,308 Community School of Davidson 1,296 Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy 1,279 Queens Grant Community School 1,237 Rocky Mount Preparatory 1,216

  • Charter schools in Alabama? Republican lawmakers plan 2015 push

    “Alabama is one of eight states that do not allow charter schools, and some legislators want to change that. Several Republican lawmakers said they will make another push to establish charter schools in Alabama, at least on a limited basis. Republican Sen. Dick Brewbaker of Pike Road said he believes families need more education options […]

  • Board prepping for potential charter school bills

    “Anticipating that a bill to greenlight charter schools in Nebraska will be introduced in the next legislative session, the Omaha Public Schools Board is considering a resolution that would show its support for them. Nebraska is one of eight states that do not allow the independent, taxpayer-funded schools that are typically operated by private groups […]

  • CMS considers policy change that could rethink role of homework

    “It’s long been a rite of high school students: staying up late to finish reading and other homework assignments for the next day’s class. But Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and experts now question how valuable it is to just pile on out-of-school assignments. CMS leaders are considering changes to their academic policies that would allow teachers to […]

  • Marty McCarthy: “Do you want your child to have a bright future”?

    Marty McCarthy was Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Charlotte from late 1995 to 2008. During that time he initiated and helped form Trinity Episcopal School (, which opened in 2000. Then having concluded the stronger model of education was classical he initiated and helped form Palisades Episcopal School (, which opened in 2010. Then […]