DC Bilingual PCS students kicked off the new school year in a larger facility and a new neighborhood

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To kick off the 2015-16 school year, students at Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School began the day with the annual first day of school parade. 

On Tuesday, Two Rivers PCS, a dedicated and long-time high-performing Tier 1 school, celebrated the opening of their third school at the Charles E. Young Elementary School campus. 

For the first time ever, DC public charter school students are eligible to register for free Metrorail passes.

The monthly meeting will take place Monday August 17 at 6:30 p.m. at PCSB.

New schools will serve students in the foster care system, that have learning disabilities or difficulties managing behavior.    

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will host the Roadshow from August 18-31.

PCSB releases its 2015 Annual Report.

Darahrose Allen, PCSB's Summer Youth Employment Program participant, gives a recap of her summer experience.

PCSB board members and staff attended a Nationals game.

The first day of school is just around the corner for DC public charter school students.

The monthly meeting will take place Monday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at PCSB's office.

Watch SEED PCS students discuss their solution to a lack of access to nutritious food.

In the upcoming school year, 62 nonprofits will operate 115 schools across the City.

The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) hosted a briefing on “The State of Education in Black America 2015” for congressional staff.

PCSB testified in two hearings at the DC City Council regarding truancy reform initiatives and the Language Access for Education Amendment Act of 2015. 

It's National Tell the Truth Day! Check out these five facts about DC public charter schools.

Cesar Chavez PCS students discuss possible solutions to current social issues.

James Blanford and Mikail Harrison have been accepted to the US Coast Guard Academy and US Military Academy Prep School.

On June 16th and 17th, two members of the State University of New York charter authorizer team visited the DC Public Charter School Offices and learned about the great work we are doing to improve the quality of education in Washington, DC. 

PCSB has been recognized by the National School Public Relations Association.

Read a summary of board actions during the June 25 meeting.