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The Board will meet on Monday January 23 at 6:30 and the meeting will livestream. View the meeting agenda.  

Throughout the United States an increasing number of students are attending public charter schools.

Check to see if your school is closed. 

As we celebrate 20 years, here's our progress. In school year 2016-17, 65 nonprofits operate 118 schools that educate students living in every ward in the city, up from 3 schools in 1996.

The DC public charter schools are public and tuition-free, open to all students, and they do not have selective entrance requirements. They offer District families a wide variety of quality educational choices.

Today, the city released the School Equity Reports for the fourth year in a row.  The reports provide unprecedented levels of information on how well each public and public

The annual EdFEST is this Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the DC Armory. (2001 East Capitol).

Last week, we hosted a celebratory luncheon in downtown DC at the National Press Club on the recently released 

Last week, we hosted a celebratory luncheon in downtown DC at the National Press Club on the recently released school quality reports with more than 40 Tier One schools.

The Board will meet on November 21 at 6:30pm. Watch the webcast and view the agenda here.  

On Wednesday November 16, we hosted a celebratory luncheon in downtown DC at the National Press Club on the recently released school quality reports with more than 40 Tier One schools. This event was a way to ho

The Next Step/El Próximo Paso PCS

Today, we released our citywide public charter quality report for Alternative and Adult Education schools, which shows that schools are steadily improving and preparing adult students for college and the workfor

Students and staff at several DC Charter Schools took part in various Halloween themed activities. They celebrated the holiday with costume contests, book fairs, and arts festivals.

Students, Washington Latin

Today, we released our citywide public charter high school quality report, which shows that schools are steadily improving and preparing students for college and beyond.  

According to unaudited enrollment data released today, 41,784 students are enrolled in DC public charter schools as of October 2016. This is a 7.9% increase from school year 2015-16, when DC public charter schools enrolled 38,905 students.

More students are graduating from high school in four years.

The Board will meet on October 17 at 6:30. Watch the webcast and view the agenda here.  

New Date for School Nurse Transition Community Forum: Oct 17

(Chairman of the Public Charter School Board, Darren Woodruff, was interviewed by Mark Lerner.

Red line shutdown from NoMa-Gallaudet to Fort Totten changed

DC PCSB launched the Mystery Shopper Program in the 2012 school year as part of an initiative under their Open Enrollment Policy and DC Performance Plan.

We are keeping Eagle Academy PCS and Ms. Pinkney’s family in our thoughts. 

(Written by Don Soifer, cross posted from the Lexington Institute)