Charter Schools


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Small Kanawha charter school, big Berkeley one, apply to state board to open
Sep 7, 9:55 AM:

West Virginia’s charter school approval board didn’t receive many proposals for new schools by last Wednesday’s application deadline to open next year.

Only one applied to open next fall: the 30-student maximum nursing charter >

Classical education charter schools on the rise in Florida
Aug 12, 10:00 AM:

Seven Hillsdale charter schools are opened, with more on the way

Keeping kids safe: Las Cruces charter school implementing extra safety precautions
Aug 12, 9:56 AM:

In the wake of the Uvalde massacre, children's safety while at school is on the mind of many parents across the country.

Sanford opening new public charter school
Aug 12, 9:21 AM:

A charter school for grades 6-10 will open its first phase and begin its school year Wednesday, Aug. 17, a news release said.

Report shows rapid growth in Kentucky nonpublic education enrollment
Aug 12, 9:17 AM:

It’s back-to-school time across Kentucky, and a report released Wednesday shows more kids are going away from public schools. More than 58,000 students were enrolled in a private school, and more than 39,500 were homeschooled. >

Four charter schools could hit enrollment of 1,500
Aug 12, 9:14 AM:

Enrollment in West Virginia’s four public charter schools could reach 1,500 as the final schools open for their first school year later this month.

Michigan Charter Schools Sue US Department of Education Over New Rule
Aug 9, 8:56 AM:

An organization representing Michigan charter schools is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a new rule that its lawyers say will undermine charter schools.

Indianapolis district, charter schools compared in test score study
Aug 9, 8:54 AM:

 The study compares the academic growth of Indianapolis students at three types of public schools: charter schools; traditional schools controlled by the Indianapolis Public Schools district; and innovation schools that operate >

Seaside School Inc. ranked No. 1 combination charter school in Florida. Details on the scores
Aug 9, 8:53 AM:

SANTA ROSA BEACH — With the opening of the new 2022-23 school year, The Seaside School Inc. (TSS) continues to earn top academic rankings by claiming the No. 1-ranked combination charter school in Florida for the 2021-22 school >

Renovated castle in Wilmerding, Pa., will provide space for charter school
Aug 9, 8:51 AM:

The 45,000-square-foot Westinghouse Castle will be renovated for the Westinghouse Arts Academy Charter School.

KIPP Memphis Public Schools celebrates first day of classes
Aug 9, 8:48 AM:

KIPP said from the youngest to the oldest learners, students are excited to return to their buildings and start a journey to academic excellence.

New principal aims to bring stability in wake of Harpswell Coastal Academy’s hectic year
Aug 9, 8:47 AM:

 With 25 years of experience leading schools, new Harpswell Coastal Academy Principal Amy Marx hopes to bring even more project-based learning to the newly consolidated charter school.

Plumas Charter celebrates new school with open house
Aug 9, 8:45 AM:

Plumas Charter School invites students, parents and the public to take a tour and celebrate the completion of the new school at 1425 E. Main Street in Quincy. The ribbon cutting ceremony and reception will be held on Wednesday, >

LEARN charter network starts the school year ahead of Chicago schools
Aug 9, 8:38 AM:

The North Lawndale school is one of seven in the LEARN Charter School Network, which usually starts classes in early August and a few weeks ahead of Chicago Public Schools, which this year, starts on Aug. 22. LEARN serves >

Iowa allocates $1 million for Choice Charter School’s launch
Aug 8, 10:46 AM:

The Iowa Board of Education allocated $1 million last week to help Choice Charter School pay startup costs.

Choice is the first charter school that will run independently of a public school district under a 2021 state law >

Charter schools keep expanding in North Carolina
Aug 3, 8:09 AM:

Charter schools — publicly funded schools that are independently run — continue to expand across the state, with 207 charter schools statewide heading into the upcoming school year. Mecklenburg County has 34.

Chartered Territory | A look at Lee County’s three charter schools
Aug 3, 7:55 AM:

To some, they’re the future of choice-based public education and offer students and families alternative curricula and more options for learning. To others, they’re a drain on North Carolina’s already taxed traditional public >

New academic year brings growth for Indianapolis charter school
Aug 3, 7:52 AM:

The first day of school for Indianapolis Public Schools brought new life to the building, which has not hosted students since the district closed the school after the 2017-18 school year.

New K-12 charter school will serve a growing Alaska Native population in Mat-Su
Aug 3, 7:50 AM:

The Knik Tribe has spent the last three years planning the Knik Cultural Charter School with the help of a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education. In December 2021, the Matanuska-Susitna >

Virtual charter school set to begin classes in 3 weeks
Aug 3, 7:48 AM:

The state charter school board also approved three physical charter schools earlier this year. The first, West Virginia Academy in Monongalia County, began classes this week.



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