North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • 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 […]

  • Charter Schools Program Receives Significant Funding Increase in Omnibus Appropriations Bill

    Washington, D.C. – Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools responds to the introduction to the omnibus appropriations spending bill, which includes a nearly 32 percent funding increase ($80 million) for the Charter Schools Program (CSP) for fiscal year 2016. “The National Alliance is grateful that members of Congress […]

  • President Signs ESSA, Marking the End of No Child Left Behind

    ESSA, the revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, puts states and districts back at the wheel on teacher evaluation, standards, school turnarounds, and accountability. Read more here…