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PCS's office will experience a 2 hour delay this morning. Read more to find out your school's operating status.

Applicants from across the country plan to submit an application to open a public charter school in DC.

New Board Member Nominated

This brief highlights the discussions and motions made at the February public hearing and board meeting.  

More than 60% of school leaders 'Agree' or 'Strongly Agree' that PCSB is both constantly improving oversight and implementing its policies fairly.

Join representatives from PCSB, Friendship PCS and DCPS to learn about school options for the 2015-16 school year. 

Monthly meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Gala Hispanic Theater.  

PCSB voted 5-0 today to revoke the charter of Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School (CAPCS).  The reasons for this decision are outlined here.

As students in DC continue to attend public charter schools, judging the quality of the education programs becomes increasingly important.  

PCSB Board Chair John "Skip" McKoy testified about PCSB's performance before the DC Council.  

The Board's vote to approve or deny the charter of Community Academy PCS will take place February 19 at 8:30 a.m. at PCSB.  

The PCSB office will be closed on February 16.

Board Chair John “Skip” McKoy issued a statement this morning about postponing the Community Academy PCS vote.

The Board held an informal public hearing, Tuesday evening, on Tree of Life PCS’ 15-year renewal petition.

The Board's vote to approve or deny the charter of Community Academy PCS has been postponed.

The informal renewal hearing about Tree of Life PCS' renewal application will take place on February 11 at 6 p.m. at Tree of Life.

PCSB statement about the recent news about Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)2.  

Nina Rees and Scott Pearson take a look at the choice and quality charters offer DC students and families in a Huffington Post article.

Public hearing on the proposed revocation of CAPCS took place January 27. Watch the video here.

Due to OPM operating on a 2-hour delay, today’s Charter Leaders Meeting has been cancelled.

By Nia Davis

Watch the meeting LIVE! Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. 

Families and students will have the opportunity to talk to school representatives at the fair on February 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m at THEARC.  

PCSB will be closed in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day. DC Public Charter Schools and PCSB will celebrate the day by serving others.

 

Tonight's public hearing will begin at 6:30 pm. Watch the live stream here.