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  • Meet Our Speakers: Jon Hage

    Jon Hage From his service in the U.S. Army to his creation of Charter Schools USA (CSUSA), Jon Hage’s personal life and professional career have been dedicated to service, leadership and creating systemic change. Hage founded CSUSA in 1997 as a concept designed to impact the nation’s education system. Today, CSUSA is one of the […]

  • Proposed Iredell charter schools don’t make the cut

    Three charter schools hoping to open in Iredell County in 2015 were not recommended for approval last week by the state’s Charter School Advisory Board (CSAB). Only 11 of the 71 charter school applicants to file with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction by Dec. 6, 2013 received a recommendation for approval. The proposed Iredell […]

  • Florida charters reflect superior academic results

    “The achievement gap section of the report contains data that are used to analyze the gap between white students and African American students, and white students and Hispanic students, in reading, mathematics, and science. This section of the report includes 18 separate comparisons of current achievement gaps. The achievement gap was lower for charter school […]

  • NC charter board approves 11 schools, rejects most applicants

    But Eddie Goodall, a Union County charter-school advocate and former state senator, says the board went too far in rejecting applications. “We are all kind of in a daze at the proclivity for saying ‘no’ from this charter board,” said Goodall, president of the N.C. Public Charter Schools Association. Read more here…

  • Medley urges NECP to ‘Stick with your mission’

    TARBORO — Joel Medley marveled at what he saw as he toured the grounds of North East Carolina Prep School (NECP) Thursday.The visit was a first for Medley, who is the director of the North Carolina Office of Charter Schools for the Department of Public Instruction.“The facility is amazing for a school in its second […]

  • Millennium Charter Academy: hidden educational gem

    Millennium Charter Academy finds itself, in a sense, being an unintentional hidden educational treasure as it begins its 14th year.   “We still get a lot of comments from people who say they don’t know what we are all about,” said Millennium Charter Academy Director of Development Lu Ann Browne. “Local people say they didn’t […]