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The school will close at the end of the school year.

The Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, February 10 at 6 p.m. at the Gala Hispanic Theater. 

Read Executive Director, Scott Pearson's remarks as prepared for delivery.

Founding Board Chair and former Executive Director, Josephine C. Baker, discusses the impact that public charter schools have had in Washington, DC in the last 20 years.

Tonight's meeting has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

We're celebrating 20 years of public charter schools in Washington, DC! Read what charter advocates and leaders had to say.

The fourth annual event celebrates quality public school options. 

This month's board meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Latin PCS.

Some schools are closed or on 2 hour delay on Jan 27. To view the status of your school's schedule, click here.

A student at Democracy Prep Congress Heights PCS describes her visit with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

The school quality reports are PCSB’s annual tool for assessing and monitoring public charter school performance.  

Donald L. Hense, who founded one of the District of Columbia’s first public charter schools in 1997, has announced that he will retire as CEO of that institution—Friendship Public Charter School—effective June 30, 2016. 

 

On December 14, 2015, PCSB voted to initiate revocation of Potomac Prep’s charter. Read to learn more.

Maya Angelou cheerleaders joined radio personality, Tony Redz, to host the Top 7 at 7 countdown on WPGC.

We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss. 

Bowser leadership lauded

This month's board meeting will take place on December 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Prep PCS (770 Kenyon St NW). 

Today, the Fordham Institute released a new report America's Best (and Worst) Cities for School Choicewhich looks at nearly fifty indicators — from facilities policies, charter enrollment share to media support and voucher robustness — to rank 30 cities on their choice friendliness. 

Read a recently published Viewpoint piece in The Northwest Current.

For the first time, the DC Public Charter School Board announced results of its quality PMF ratings for adult education public charter schools.

Setting high standards and holding schools accountable for results are “critically important” to the board and to the city’s students.

"The results also show that DC public charter schools, on the whole, continue to outpace the state on most of these results."

On November 21, members of our staff attended the Cesar Chavez PCS for Public Policy Community Teach-In

Washington DC released its annual Equity Reports, Board Member Sara Mead takes a look at the data.  

DC Scholars, Creative Minds and Paul PCS celebrated the opening of their newly renovated schools and IDEA PCS opened a new career and technical program.