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  • The Rise of Urban Public Boarding Schools

    WASHINGTON—The founding Monument Academy teachers and staff knew that running a 24-hour school for children who’ve survived trauma and violence would be difficult. They just didn’t know how difficult. Read more here…

  • Education commission recommends Common Core rewrite, rejects specific math replacements

    A state commission voted Friday for a rewrite of student math and education goals known as Common Core, but rejected suggestions that the state adopt math standards from Minnesota for lower grades and replace high school math courses. Read more here…

  • Charter school advocates raise PAC money

    Charter-school supporters are raising money for the campaigns of Washington state lawmakers who have championed their cause since the state Supreme Court declared that the state’s voter-approved charter-school law unconstitutional. Read more here…

  • Brandon Brown named NC Charter School Teacher of the Year

    Brandon Brown sensed something was happening Thursday, when someone questioned his attire. Craig Smith, the interim principal at Lake Norman Charter school and Brown’s boss, had worked with his staff to keep a secret. But, with that question, Brown figured it out. He had been chosen as the N.C. Charter School Teacher of the Year […]

  • Lincoln Charter teacher wins third world title

    The 42-year-old Thompson won her third straight International Powerlifting Federation World Classic Championships all-around title, June 5-14 in Salo, Finland. There, Thompson set two world records in the women’s 63-kilogram weight class – 310 pounds in the bench press, and 1,060 pounds in the all-around, which combines the competitor’s best lifts in the bench press, […]

  • Students From Crest, Roxboro Community School Earn NCHSAA Performance of the Week Awards

    CHAPEL HILL— Tre’ Harbison of Crest High School near Shelby and Darius McGhee of Roxboro Community School have been named winners of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable Sports Channel with Jersey Mike’s Subs®. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for […]