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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
New Orleans Charter Schools Add Parents to Boards NewsMarta Jewson05 Jul, 2018 Charter schools in New Orleans have been adding parents and recent graduates to their governing boards as part of their return to the oversight of the Orleans Parish School Board… Read more
Staten Island Charter School Aims to Fill a Gap for Students with Dyslexia NewsSavannah Robinson at Chalkbeat03 Jul, 2018 If all goes according to plan, Bridge Preparatory Charter School will begin serving its real students on Staten Island in fall 2019.  Read the full story at Chalkbeat.
NYC Charter Schools Receive Record Number of Applications NewsSelim Algar at the New York Post19 Jun, 2018 The demand for city charter schools has hit a record high with 79,000 applications for the upcoming school year. That’s up from 73,000 last year and 54,000 in 2011, according to… Read more
DSST Public Schools Wins the 2018 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools NewsBeth Hawkins at The 74 Million18 Jun, 2018 To the long list of accolades DSST Public Schools has amassed over its 14-year history, add one more: The Denver network of diverse-by-design schools is the 2018 recipient of the… Read more
Denver's Largest Charter Network is Up for a $250,000 National Prize NewsMelanie Asmar at The Denver Post08 Jun, 2018 For the second year in a row, Denver’s largest charter school network, DSST, is a finalist for a prestigious national prize worth $250,000. DSST, which operated 13 Denver middle… Read more
NYC's Success Academy Graduates 16 Students at its Inaugural Commencement NewsChristina Veiga at Chalkbeat07 Jun, 2018 Success Academy was an experiment that began 12 years ago, developed into New York City’s largest charter school network, and on Thursday, it graduated its first high school class… Read more
Ky. Education Commissioner Lays Out Priorities For Charters NewsWKU NPR06 Jun, 2018 The new leader of the Kentucky Department of Education laid out his priorities on Wednesday, including the creation of charter schools, improving student achievement and taking… Read more