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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
NC Senate Allows 4 Municipalities to Apply for Creation of Charter Schools NewsAssociated Press04 Jun, 2018 Four municipalities near North Carolina's largest city unhappy with conventional public school offerings for their students are very close to getting the option to build their own… Read more
Sugar Land, TX, Charter Schools Rank High in School Report Card NewsHouston Chronicle04 Jun, 2018 In Sugar Land, Harmony Science Academy and Harmony School of Innovation both ranked in the top 20 schools for the region this year, according to 2018 Houston-area school rankings… Read more
100% of Memphis Charter School's Graduating Class Accepted to Colleges NewsWMC Action News 516 May, 2018 Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter Schools hosted its second annual Senior Signing Day May 16. One hundred percent of the 2018 graduating senior class has been accepted to four-… Read more
Florida’s Charter School Enrollment Jumps to Nearly 296,000 NewsTravis Pillow16 May, 2018 Florida charter school growth slowed over the past several years. But that trend appears to have leveled off. The state’s charter schools added a little more than 12,000 students… Read more
20 Bipartisan ‘Charter Champions’ Honored by National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Sen. Orrin Hatch Receives ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award NewsKatie Stringer09 May, 2018 As the longest-serving U.S. Republican senator heads to retirement at the end of this year, he’s receiving a tip of the hat for his support of charter schools. On Wednesday, the… Read more
Hoboken Charter School a Model; Students Earn Honors NewsDavid Mosca08 May, 2018 The NJ Department of Education has named the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School a Model Dual Language Program, the only one of its kind in the state and one of only six Model… Read more