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Last week, we hosted a celebratory luncheon in downtown DC at the National Press Club on the recently released school quality reports with more than 40 Tier One schools.

Last week, we hosted a celebratory luncheon in downtown DC at the National Press Club on the recently released school quality reports with more than 40 Tier One schools.

The Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Watch the webcast and view the agenda here.  

On Wednesday, November 16, we hosted a celebratory luncheon in downtown DC at the National Press Club on the recently released school quality reports with more than 40 Tier One schools.

The Next Step/El Próximo Paso PCS

Today, we released our citywide public charter quality report for Alternative and Adult Education schools, which shows that schools are steadily improving and preparing adult students for college and the workforce.

Students and staff at several DC Charter Schools took part in various Halloween themed activities. They celebrated the holiday with costume contests, book fairs, and arts festivals.

Students, Washington Latin

Today, we released our citywide public charter high school quality report, which shows that schools are steadily improving and preparing students for college and beyond.  

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.

More students are graduating from high school in four years.

The Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Watch the webcast and view the agenda here.  

New Date for School Nurse Transition Community Forum: Oct. 17

The 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 our 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 the Board's highest honor of exceptional service on Sept. 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.