Thursday, March 3, 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.


  • NC schools facing teacher recruitment and retention challenge

    The News & Observer | 03/02/2016

  • UNC System President Margaret Spellings Outlines Agenda On Day One

    WUNC Radio: The State of Things | 03/01/2016

  • NC dropout prevention group: More students graduating despite poverty

    WRAL | 03/02/2016

  • South Dakota governor vetoes bill that would have restricted transgender students’ access to school restrooms: The bill conflicts with federal civil rights policy

    The Washington Post | 03/01/2016

  • The fantastic new ways to teach math that most schools aren’t even using

    The Hechinger Report | 03/03/2016

  • What the country can learn from Boston about bringing the arts back to public schools

    The Hechinger Report | 03/01/2016

  • Candidate’s comment reopens controversy over whether college is worth the cost

    The Hechinger Report | 03/02/2016


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