Local Charter School Interested in Former Elementary SiteSouthern Pines PilotA local charter school wants to talk to Moore County Schools officials about taking the former Academy Heights building off their hands. Board members of the Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School of Vass, commonly known as STARS, agreed Thursday ...
Former D-20 leader pushing effort for new Colorado Springs charter schoolColorado Springs GazetteSince opening in 1997 with 403 students, The Classical Academy has grown to be the largest K-12 charter school in Colorado, with 3,780 students this year in seven schools. The wait list for 2015 has about 5,000 students, said spokeswoman Tisha Harris.
New Orleans charter school union talks proceed, but no copycats yetThe Times-Picayune - NOLA.comLarry Carter, president of the United Teachers of New Orleans, said Thursday the labor union is not organizing teachers at any other schools, nor has it been approached by faculty of a particular school. The group had 5,800 members before the 2005 […]
Trustees: Santa Cruz charter school gains ground on diversity but more action ...Santa Cruz Sentinel... of California and California State University admission. But its charter also requires the student body reflect that of the local school district, a third of whose population in middle and high schools is Latino, and a third also qualify for […]
Philly.comCharter school in uncharted territory, says auditPennsylvania IndependentThe audit — and the district's decision-making about the school — highlight an ongoing struggle that's built into the Pennsylvania Charter School Law. “Today, many school districts and charter schools are combatants fighting for students and for ...Lawmakers call for delay in new charter school creationLansing State JournalReport […]
Pinellas charter schools come under scrutinyTampabay.comHe also hopes to boost FCAT scores, and thus the school's grade, by better monitoring data throughout the school year. Windsor Preparatory Academy also took hard questions from board members after principal Jessica Clements said the charter school had ...Plato Academy's successes mount as charter continues expansionSuncoast Newsall 5 news articles »
Why 'no excuses' charter schools mold 'very submissive' students — starting ...Washington Post (blog)Joan Goodman: I began to focus on charter schools when the first Mastery Charter School was started in Philadelphia. These were supposed to be experimental schools which would have a variety of new approaches and they'd get rid of bureaucracy and ...
WCNCCharlotte charter school closing its doors on FridayWCNCCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A local charter school is closing three weeks after it opened and forcing 126 students to find new schools. The sign in front of Concrete Roses STEM Academy on McAlpine Park Drive in east Charlotte says "now enrolling," but a note ...Charter School Closing After […]
Livingston DailyMichigan Dems propose charter school moratorium, call for new oversight ...MLive.comThe Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers responded by proposing a voluntary accreditation system, under which authorizers would be expected to close schools with consistently low academic performance. Under that system, authorizers would ...West Michigan charter operator, lawmakers react to proposed moratorium on ...The Grand […]
The Texas ObserverLawsuit Targets Funding Gap for Charter SchoolsWall Street JournalA lawsuit filed by a group of charter-school supporters alleges that a chronic funding gap between charter schools and traditional public schools violates the state constitution and disproportionately hurts minority students. The suit, filed late ...Special Education Charters Renew Inclusion DebateEducation Week NewsOptions Public Charter […]