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As new Common Core standards are being implemented in school districts across the country, DC’s charter authorizer, the Public Charter School Board (PCSB), and Fight For Children, hosted a day-long symposium, “Ahead of the Curve:  What Leaders

The U.S. Department of Education told DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) Friday that BASIS DC and Capital City PCS did not discriminate against students based on their immigration status.

DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB), DC’s charter authorizer, has contacted the two charter schools named by the U.S.

This week, May 4 – 10, marks National Charter Schools Week. Students, parents, teachers, and communities across the state are celebrating the many successes of public charter schools.

PCSB's annual budget oversight hearing held by the Council's Committee on Education allows the Board to discuss its FY15 budget.   

Jihad Miller, an 8th grader at Roots PCS, was selected as a Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin S.

Viewers can watch sessions on PCSB's website beginning April 22

As part of the rigorous new charter school review process, PCSB has scheduled two public hearings on April 22 and 23 to invite community members to comment on this year’s eight charter school applications. 

PCSB will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Carlos Rosario International PCS (1100 Harvard Street NW) to discuss the future operations of Options Public Charter School.

Janice Corazza recognized for creating an exceptional educational environment.

"I'm not surprised being here ten years later, but I certainly didn't appreciate then the richness of what the school would become." 

One in an occasional series about DC charter school founders.

On March 31, Vice President Joe Biden stopped by Carlos Rosario International PCS to highlight the importance of signing up for healthcare.

Clockwise starting from the top: Xavier Richie from KIPP DC College Prep PCS; Cora Smallwood, Tynish Little, and Takima Johnson from Friendship PCS; Daniel Spruill from Friendship PCS; Malachi Byrd from Cesar Chavez PCS; and 

Mayor Gray reaffirmed his commitment to STEM education as he recognized the student scholars and faculty for their outstanding academic achievement and overall contribution in STEM education at Howard Univer

             Nobody can tell the story better than the students and their families.

Another round of snow will close many DC charter schools today. Check your school's operating status here.

Michelle Obama is heading to China at the end of the month and wanted advice on what to do and see when she gets there.