Today is the official first day of school in DC. Mayor Gray is kicking off his day with Back to School tours at Sela PCS at 8:15 a.m. 

Sara Mead, PCSB Board Member, responds to the misinformation circulating about the Early Childhood Performance Management Framework.

SEED Public Charter School of Washington DC Graduates, Inspired Teaching Students Visit White House, Washington Yu Ying Partners with DCPS, Achievement Prep PCS Founder Receives Prestigious Award

The new school year starts soon and four new charter schools are opening up this year: BASIS DCCreative Minds InternationalDC Scholars and 

PCSB has proposed a common way for parents to learn about how students in the early childhood grades are being served by charters schools.

High Schools will become test centers for college-entrance exams

The 2013 DC CAS scores for students with disabilities demonstrate an increase in reading and math proficiency.  However, there still remains a significant gap in performance between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers.

DC Prep’s Edgewood Middle Campus, located in Ward 5, continues to celebrate its longstanding track record as one

How did they do it?

Most of the discussion about the 2013 DC CAS results has been about percentages.   We’ve all heard that the percentage of charter school students scoring proficient or above jumped 3.9 percentage points in both reading and math.  58.6% of chart

Congratulations to the District's charter school students, teachers and school leaders!

These guidelines give a thorough overview of our rigorous application process.

We released a joint report with OSSE and OCFCO about the financial health of the District’s charter schools, better known as CHARM.  The CHARM report found fewer

One in an occasional series about DC charter school founders.

PCSB announces agenda for July 29 board meeting.

DC Prep founder Emily Lawson (center) with COO Wendy Scott (left) and CEO Rick Cruz (right)