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Jones' was awarded with the Board's highest honor of exceptional service on September 20.  

The Board will meet on Monday September 19 at 6:30pm at PCSB to discuss various public charter school issues.  Watch the webcast here.

Washington Leadership Academy PCS named a reimagine high school for “XQ: The Super School Project.”.

Twenty-four new students were inducted into Briya’s Medical Assistant Program during a ceremony this fall.

Deputy Director Naomi DeVeaux takes a closer look at student performance on the PARCC results.  

Students in the Nation’s Capital continue to make relatively strong achievement gains, according to results announced this week on the PARCC assessment. 

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).