The North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board meets today and tomorrow, 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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