North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association

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  • Four Charlotte-area lawmakers honored by charter school group

    “We would like to have a charter caucus,” said Eddie Goodall, a former state senator from Union County who heads the Charlotte-based association. “This may be the beginning of it.” Read more here…

  • Audit: Robeson Schools Misspent $3.16 Million In Medicaid Funds

    RALEIGH — Public Schools of Robeson County misspent $3.16 million of Medicaid-related money intended to provide education and medical services for disabled children from 2011-13, and that could signal an $18 million annual problem statewide, according to a state audit. Read more here…

  • NC Charter school leaders meet in Durham

    “What we want to do is make sure we recognize the charter schools at the top that are really succeeding and also determine which schools are annually failing schools. The latter should be closed, the schools that aren’t performing over a period of time,” said Eddie Goodall, executive director of NC Public Charter Schools Association. […]

  • Mother of charter schools says myths drive critics

    Junge, the author of “Zero Chance of Passage: The Pioneering Charter School Story” said criticism of charter schools is often based on myths, such as public charter schools are going to receive more money than traditional public schools. Read more here…

  • Bipartisan Charter Provisions Included in ESEA Reauthorization Bills to be Commended

    Today, the U.S. Senate passed S. 1177, more commonly referred to as the “Every Child Achieves Act” (ECAA), a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Read more here…

  • Raleigh News & Observer: Charter Conference

    The N.C. Public Charter Schools Association expects more than 500 people to participate in the group’s baseball-themed conference called “Knocking it Out of the Park.” The two-day conference, Monday and Tuesday, will include training sessions and workshops, such as one on writing charter applications. Read more here…