The Purpose of Charter Schools

City Academy High School in St. Paul, Minnesota, will celebrate a milestone in September: 25 years as the nation's first charter school. During that quarter century, charter school growth has been remarkable. Today, 44 states and Washington, D.C. contain some 7,000 of these independently operated public schools, serving nearly 3 million students. Remarkably, charters account [...]

The Purpose of Charter Schools2017-05-14T23:28:32-04:00

Charter schools offer variety

Summer is right around the corner and with it come all those edible delights we particularly enjoy in North Carolina. One that many of us find especially tasty is the tomato sandwich.   Daydream with me for a moment. You’ve visited your local farmers’ market and among the fresh produce you bring home is that [...]

Charter schools offer variety2017-05-04T15:32:34-04:00

National Charter Schools Week Feature: Roxboro Community School

As we continue National Charter Schools Week, we feature the stories of two of Roxboro Community School's alumni. Click the links below to learn more about these outstanding individuals!   Maggie Harper   Ellison Craft  

National Charter Schools Week Feature: Roxboro Community School2017-05-04T10:35:21-04:00

National Charter Schools Week Feature: Piedmont Classical High School

Piedmont Classical High School builds community in several ways. At the beginning of the year students are put into homeroom groups and exposed to several icebreakers and group experiences where they are somewhat forced to come out of their shells. Our community consists of students with very diverse backgrounds, who come to a charter school [...]

National Charter Schools Week Feature: Piedmont Classical High School2017-05-03T14:14:46-04:00

Durham County commissioners want DPS, charters to collaborate

“Persistence pays off. The Durham Collaborative charter leaders have worked together to improve our own school programs, to help one another, and to identify best practices that have proven effective to help our kids; academically and socially. We will continue to reach out to our County Commissioners to build relationships and find additional opportunities to [...]

Durham County commissioners want DPS, charters to collaborate2017-05-03T08:40:52-04:00

The Arts Based School was featured last Tuesday at the release of the Nation’s Report Card conference in Washington, DC!

To Robin Hollis and faculty, and staff of The Arts Based School in Winston-Salem: Great work helping your students understand the parallels between the elements of art and academic concepts!    - Rhonda The National Assessment of Educational Progress (“NAEP”) or “The Nation’s Report Card,” is overseen by the National Assessment Governing Board, an independent, bipartisan organization [...]

The Arts Based School was featured last Tuesday at the release of the Nation’s Report Card conference in Washington, DC!2017-05-02T08:47:30-04:00

Best High Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina high school graduation requirements call for more than 20 credits in various subjects. Students do not need to take world language courses to graduate, but according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, students must take a minimum of two language credits to be admitted into any of the schools within the [...]

Best High Schools In North Carolina2017-05-01T18:46:23-04:00

Oxford Preparatory Hosts 1st Annual College Signing Day

What: Oxford Preparatory School is hosting a College Signing Day to celebrate the senior class of 2017 making the important decision to enroll in college and pursue their dreams. This celebration will continue to create a college-bound culture within our school as well as within the community. We are extremely proud of our senior class [...]

Oxford Preparatory Hosts 1st Annual College Signing Day2017-05-01T18:35:53-04:00
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