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Alabama Charter Opens as First Integrated School in Sumter County News23 Aug, 2018 For the first time, black students and white students are learning side-by-side in integrated public school classrooms at University Charter School in Sumter County in Alabama.… Read more
Puerto Rico Opens First Charter School NewsNicole Acevedo21 Aug, 2018 The first charter school has opened in the community of Villa Prades in Puerto Rico. Proyecto Vimenti, which is run by the Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico, is the only… Read more
Clarksdale Collegiate Opens in Mississippi, Other Charters Planned NewsAlexandra Watts17 Aug, 2018 The first rural charter school has opened in Mississippi, according to a recent article by Mississippi Public Broadcasting.  Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School just… Read more
New Group Forms to Expand the "Portfolio Model" NewsMatt Barnum09 Aug, 2018 Several big names in education reform are teaming up to start a new organization designed to change how schools are managed in cities across the U.S. — and they say they’ve… Read more
DC's Newest Charter Promises 'Computer Science for All' NewsDian Schaffhauser06 Aug, 2018 The first computer-science-focused middle school will be opening shortly in Washington, D.C. Digital Pioneers Academy is a tuition-free, open-enrollment public charter school that… Read more
As Demand Rises, Charters Open New Schools in San Antonio NewsLauren Caruba01 Aug, 2018 Despite the continued growth of charter schools across San Antonio, newly released data shows that demand is so high for seats at several high-profile charter networks that… Read more
Study: Washington State Charters Enroll Higher Percentages of Special Needs Students Than Traditional Schools NewsKevin Mahnken30 Jul, 2018 Washington State’s nascent charter school sector enrolls a higher percentage of children with disabilities than the state’s traditional public schools, new research finds. Charter… Read more
California Charter School Network Spreads Personalized Learning Model Nationwide NewsJoanne Jacobs24 Jul, 2018 Founded more than a decade ago, Summit Prep became nationally known for its success in getting all its students through Advanced Placement classes and into college. But school… Read more
Atlantis Charter Receives Accreditation for its High School NewsDeborah Allard16 Jul, 2018 The Atlantis Charter School, an independent public school, has received initial accreditation for its high school program from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges… Read more
Judge Clears Way for Alabama's Second Charter School to Open in August NewsTrisha Powell Crain13 Jul, 2018 A judge on Friday cleared the way for the Aug. 13 opening of the University of West Alabama's public charter school. University Charter School will be the second public charter… Read more