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Last week, school registrar and front office staff  from all over the city gathered for a two-hour session  to learn best practices from their peers and DC PCSB, on collecting and maintaining accurate student records and information.

These schools have little to no waitlist based on the My School DC SY 2019-20 lottery results. 

There are 11,861 individual students on the My School DC lottery waitlists to attend one or more PK-12 public charter schools in SY2019-20, a 4.8% increase over last year’s 11,317 students and a 22.2% increase from the 9,703 students in SY2017-18. 

In April 2018, the DC Public Charter School Board launched a major initiative -- #TransparenSEE -- to provide detailed information about DC PCSB and public charter schools.

The DC Public Charter School Board has long been committed to providing parents, students and the public with detailed information about public charter schools.  

Monthly news and information about DC's public charter schools.  

The 2019 Spring Break dates for DC Public Charter Schools.

Celebrating Freedom of Information Day 2019

To read the meeting materials and watch the hearing, click here.  

Today, Executive Director Scott Pearson released the following statement about the Public School Transparency Amendment Act of 2019: 

Earlier this week, we received 11 new applications from groups seeking to open a public charter school in Washington DC. If approved, the school would open in school year 2020-21. 

Read the February issue of DC Public Charter Schools Now

Operating Status for all DC Public Charter Schools on Friday, March 1, 2019. 

Every year the DC Public Charter School Board releases a guide to DC’s public charter schools. As the March 1, 2019 My School DC deadline approaches, check out our 2019-20 guide to learn about the public charter school options available.

 

To read the meeting materials and watch the hearing, click here

In April 2018, the DC Public Charter School Board launched a major initiative -- #TransparenSEE -- to provide detailed information about DC PCSB and public charter schools.

Every month, DC PCSB publishes a monthly newsletter highlighting the people that work in and the students that attend DC's public charter schools.

Board will meet on Monday to discuss various charter school issues.

The DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) voted 5-1-1 this evening to revoke the charter of National Collegiate Preparatory Public Charter High School, effective at the end of the 2019-20 school year.

National School Choice Week is here! The commemorative week is scheduled for January 20 – 26, 2019 and we're excited to celebrate all the diverse school options available in Washington, DC!

Tonight, the board will hear from families, students and National Collegiate PCHS representatives during the school's public hearing.  Last month the board voted to begin revocation proceedings on the school.  Read more

School to close at the end of the 2018-19 school year.  

DC’s public charter schools are independently run public schools operated by a nonprofit that gets greater flexibility over its operations in exchange for increased performance accountability.

On Saturday December 15, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business held its 2018 District of Columbia Public School Leaders Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Commencement Ceremony.