Friday, March 4, 2016

The North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board will meet next Monday and Tuesday, March 7-8, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.

Monday’s meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Agenda items include Performance and Policy Committee discussions, charter application update and charter application interviews with representatives from Forsyth Preparatory Academy, Francis Classical School and Rolesville Charter Academy.

On Tuesday, the Board will meet from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Board members will hold charter school compliance interviews with representatives from Guilford Preparatory Academy, Invest Collegiate – Transform, Z.E.C.A. School of the Arts and Technology, The Children’s Village Academy, Success Institute, Charlotte Choice Charter and Charlotte Learning Academy.

The meeting will be audio streamed for those who cannot attend.

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  • NC must stop, not expand frightening school voucher program

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  • Paddling increases in NC schools; 90 percent in 2 districts

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  • Three Republicans Seek State Superintendent’s Job

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  • Tough love for CMS board: Stop arguing, start superintendent search

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  • Limited resources, poverty, academic problems drive NC’s higher dropout rate

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  • Low scores, staff attrition face Brunswick school board candidates

    Wilmington Star-News | 03/02/2016

  • Why teachers should stop trying to hide their emotions in school

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  • Principals: Proposed Title I cuts could hurt efforts to improve

    Greensboro News & Record | 03/04/2016

  • CMS suspensions hit record low, while drugs and weapons tick up

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  • Will the Common Core Step Up Schools' Focus on Grammar?

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  • As SAT enters a new era this week, students say the exam has improved

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  • Seven things parents and teachers should know about preschool math

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  • Tech Meets Art in Middle School

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  • Big Plans for Toddlers in San Antonio

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  • ArtSpace Charter School recovers from flood slowly

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  • 27 Wake County magnet schools win national awards

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