Parents are learning a tough lesson about the city’s school system: There aren’t enough charter school seats to meet demand.
(10 days ago)
Charter school waiting lists vary widely across the District, according to data released Monday by the D.C. Public Charter School Board that suggests demand tends to be greatest for early childhood programs and schools rated high-performing. Read full article >>
(18 days ago)
Hephzibah community members led by the mayor are in the early stages of proposing a charter school to give families dissatisfied with the public school system another educational option. Hephzibah Chairman Robert Buchwitz said his group is urging residents to fill out an online survey about what they would like to see from a startup charter, what kind of academic and...
(2 months and 6 days ago)
On a 6-3 vote Monday night, the Richmond School Board renewed the contract for the state’s only charter elementary school and offered it hope for a steady future.
(2 months and 22 days ago)
The school boards in Elgin Area School District U-46 and Community Unit District 300 unanimously denied a charter proposal during their meetings Monday night that would have allowed a virtual charter school to open in the coming school year. The Virtual Charter School at Fox River Valley was proposed by Virtual Learning Solutions, a nonprofit group formed specifically to...
(1 month and 15 days ago)
All four Corbett school board seats on the May 21 ballot have two candidates, and the future of both the district's decision to create a charter school that draws outside students and the character of the community may be determined by the choices voters make.
(1 month and 6 days ago)
Just one day after the denial of a charter application from MaST Community Charter School, a previously approved charter agreement with School Lane Charter School-Neshaminy has hit a snag.
(3 months and 11 days ago)
Twenty-one schools asked for 15,000 charter school seats, which would cost the district $500 million over five years.
(29 days ago)
When Freedom Academy Charter School was put on state probation last year - its charter was in jeopardy because of poor academic results - it hired a New York charter management organization as an academic consultant while continuing a partnership with a local group to oversee its finances.
(1 month and 9 days ago)
The School District of Lancaster board has unanimously rejected a charter for the Academy of Business Entrepreneurship Charter School.The board on Tuesday also tabled a vote until next month on the continuation of a charter for La Academia Partnership Charter School for another five years.The reject...
(2 months and 7 days ago)
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