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Washington Leadership Academy uses innovative technology to serve high-needs students.

DC public charter schools share why they love back to school season.

DC PCSB's Deputy Director has been selected for the Fall 2016 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship cohort, a recognized and highly-selective leadership development program. 

More than 40,000 students will attend one of the 118 public charter schools in the District of Columbia this school year. Four new schools will open for the first time this year:   

Adult education serves as a bridge toward higher wages and a more stable lifestyle.

DC PCSB releases its 2016 Annual Report.

We're celebrating the Class of 2016 today at The Thurgood Marshall Center.  Watch it live here.

This month's board meeting is taking place on Monday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. at DC PCSB's office.

Our analysis of more than 30,000 students shows those suspended for no longer than one day reenroll  the next school year within three percentage points of the rate of students who were never suspended.

A white paper about our approach to school discipline and how three public charter school networks reduced out-of-school suspensions.

A noted education reformer, Brantley takes helm of FPCS, one of nation's largest and highest-performing charter networks headquartered in Washington, D.C.

PCSB will close early July 1 and all day July 4.

"Kaya Henderson has a been a true gift to our city as she has led the stunning improvement in the quality of DC Public Schools,” said Scott Pearson, DC Public Charter School Board Executive Director. 

DC PCSB produced maps of where public charter school students live and go to school in school year 2015-16 by calculating the shortest distance between a student’s home and school. 

This is part of a blog series about one way we can help our nation’s lowest performing schools. In this series, we will introduce the concept of restart and will highlight: Who’s doing it, how it works and, ultimately, does it work. You can find the entire series here.

The DC Public Charter School Board sent the following letter to Charter School Leaders about lead in charter school facilities:  

Mark Lerner sits down with DC PCSB's Executive Director.

Naomi DeVeaux and Carrie Irvin discuss school discipline.

This month's board meeting will take place Monday June 20 at DC PCSB (3333 14th St NW Suite 210).

DCPCSB will be closed June 16 and 17 for professional development.

NACSA and 19 other organizations released a statement addressing equity and student discipline in our schools

PALC member, Erika Harrell, discusses her methods to avoid "summer slide."

View DC summer programming options.

A report notes that Washington, DC led the nation in providing access to quality preschool options during the 2014-2015 school year, which may account for the increase of families with young children moving into the city.

127 public charter school students from 17 different public charter schools across DC announced their college decisions at the annual College Signing Day hosted by Office of the State Superintendent.