Secretary DeVos Launches New Grant Competition to Promote Education Choice for Native American Students

In a press release, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a $15 million grant competition to promote tribally-directed education choice for Native American students. The Accessing Choices in Education (ACE) grants will allow tribes, or other education entities partnering with tribes, to set up a variety of education options and services from which parents or [...]

Secretary DeVos Launches New Grant Competition to Promote Education Choice for Native American Students2020-07-31T17:24:27-04:00

Five ways that charter schools can turn this crisis into a golden opportunity

By Nicky Smith, President/Founder at Carolina Digital Phone, Inc. and Rhonda Dillingham, Executive Director of NC Association for Public Charter Schools It has been said that the only thing worse than being forced to endure a crisis is wasting one. And for charter schools to waste the current circumstances could be catastrophic to longevity and stability. With [...]

Five ways that charter schools can turn this crisis into a golden opportunity2020-07-31T17:19:14-04:00

Legal Alert – Virginia adopts interim OSHA rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace

Yesterday, Virginia adopted interim OSHA rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace, becoming the first state to do so.  Many legal experts believe that it is only a matter of time before every state implements similar rules.  To assist you in preparing for such eventuality, see the attached legal alert that should prove useful.  As you [...]

Legal Alert – Virginia adopts interim OSHA rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace2020-07-29T13:52:27-04:00

Daily Update – July 17, 2020

TITLE IX TRAINING Remember! Title IX’s new regulations go into effect on August 14, and there is no grace period for compliance. The Association understands how important this information is for our schools. That's why we have scheduled a training with expert attorney, Lisa Gordon-Stella, "The Nuts and Bolts of Title IX," for July 29 [...]

Daily Update – July 17, 20202020-07-18T18:22:41-04:00

Daily Update – July 9, 2020

A MESSAGE ABOUT REMOTE LEARNING FROM THE NATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL INITIATIVE As you may know, I’m one of the co-founders of The National Summer School Initiative (NSSI). Our program is currently working with 53 organizations in 17 states to offer 12,000 students in a rich and engaging summer experience. We are planning for our fall [...]

Daily Update – July 9, 20202020-07-09T18:08:35-04:00

Daily Update – July 7, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM LEADERS BUILDING LEADERS The NC Association for Public Charter Schools Conference is an annual event that Tom and I look forward to each year. Over ten years ago, we started attending the conference as charter school principals; now we serve as business partners working alongside the Association and its goal to grow [...]

Daily Update – July 7, 20202020-07-07T17:52:22-04:00
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