These NC charter schools show how to succeed with low-income students

In June, Charlotte’s Sugar Creek High School, a high-poverty, all-minority school, will graduate its first senior class. Of the 30 seniors, all have been accepted by at least one four-year college. Three were accepted for early admission at UNC-Chapel Hill. Most of these students will be the first person from their families to attend college. [...]

These NC charter schools show how to succeed with low-income students2018-03-26T22:19:20+00:00

NC public charter schools stymied by funding – Rhonda Dillingham

A recent report from policy analyst Kris Nordstrom at the N.C. Justice Center claims that charter schools are contributing to increasing racial segregation. Public charter schools are free public schools that are open to all students, and only make up 6 percent of all public schools nationwide.   Charter schools should not be labeled as [...]

NC public charter schools stymied by funding – Rhonda Dillingham2018-03-26T22:07:05+00:00

DPI Seeks Proposals for Coding and Mobile App Grants

State Superintendent Mark Johnson announced today that the Department of Public Instruction is now accepting grant applications for a new round of the state’s Coding and Mobile App Development competitive grant program, totaling $800,000 in awards for the 2018-19 school year.   The second year of the initiative will fund up to $80,000 per school [...]

DPI Seeks Proposals for Coding and Mobile App Grants2018-03-23T18:09:30+00:00

NC Public Charter Schools: Stymied by Funding Op-Ed from Rhonda Dillingham

A recent report from policy analyst Kris Nordstrom at the North Carolina Justice Center claims that charter schools are contributing to increasing racial segregation. Public charter schools are free public schools that are open to all students, and only make up six percent of all public schools nationwide.   Read More  

NC Public Charter Schools: Stymied by Funding Op-Ed from Rhonda Dillingham2018-03-23T13:11:52+00:00

A Response to The News & Observer

The following letter is a response to The News & Observer article entitled,“Report: Close charter schools that aren’t diverse”, originally published on March 16, 2018.   "As a former traditional public school teacher and public charter school principal, I find reports like the one from Kris Nordstrom to be offensive and misleading. He represents public [...]

A Response to The News & Observer2018-03-23T10:02:56+00:00

A Response to The News & Observer

The following letter is a response to The News & Observer article entitled,“Report: Close charter schools that aren’t diverse”, originally published on March 16, 2018.   As a former traditional public school teacher and public charter school principal, I find reports like the one from Kris Nordstrom to be offensive and misleading. He represents public [...]

A Response to The News & Observer2018-03-23T10:00:05+00:00

Charter School Capital Acquires North Carolina Theatre Arts School Facility

VASS, N.C., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter School Capital, the first national financial services provider exclusively focused on charter schools and the students they serve, announced today that its facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has acquired the Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School (STARS) facility, located at 140 Southern Dunes Drive, Vass, NC., for [...]

Charter School Capital Acquires North Carolina Theatre Arts School Facility2018-03-23T09:30:04+00:00

Voluntary Association

Do charter schools cause racial segregation? Maybe you should watch these kids first.     Read More  

Voluntary Association2018-03-23T09:09:30+00:00
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