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.

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)

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.