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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.

Media Release of new School Quality Reports

DC Public Charter Students return to school for 2018-19. 

2018 PARCC Results 

Financial Analysis Released 

DC Public Charter School Board declines to approve all three new charter school applicants. 

DCPS and PCSB Joint Statement on the Student Fair Access to School Act

Washington, D.C. - Chancellor Antwan Wilson and Executive Director Scott Pearson issued the following statement today about the Student Fair Access to School Act of 2017:

Highlighting Public Charter Schools as the new school year kicks off along with our #Back2YourFutureDC campaign. 

DC PARCC results released for 2016-17 school year. 

Washington, D.C. -- DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) voted May 22 to approve three out of eight applications for new public charter schools for the 2018-19 academic year.

Washington, DC — For the fourth consecutive year, demand for a seat at a quality public charter school continues to grow as evidenced by the waitlist analysis released today by the DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB).  Overall, there are 9,703 individual students on waitlists to attend one o

Today, the District of Columbia has released its School Equity Reports for the 2015-16 school year. Reporting on several measures of school equity including, but not limited to, enrollment, discipline, and student achievement, the Equity Reports give schools, families, and communities transparent and comparable information across public schools in the District. Every District of Columbia Public School and public charter school has an Equity Report, and each report shows individual school data in comparison to the citywide average.

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today the DC Public Charter School Board issued the following statement about Mayor Browser’s pick to be the new DC Public Schools Chancellor:

For Immediate Release

Contact: DC PCSB Communications

Phone: 202-428-5543

Results Show Schools Narrowing the Gap in Student Achievement

Sustainable Futures received conditional approval.

Mayor Bowser signs new law in Washington, DC. 

Scores show many students on target for college and readiness.

The DC Public Charter School Board published a new report that looked at the results of DC's public charter schools to determine the impact in DC of diverse schools in three areas: student proficiency, year to year academic growth of individual students (measured by median growth percentile and the likelihood of being suspended from school. 

New report details student make-up districtwide and in public charter and traditional schools


“In DC’s public charter schools, NAEP shows six years of steady improvement, which is good news for District students and families. We've cut the distance between DC and the rest of the nation's performance in half since 2009. We have every expectation that trend will continue."

"Arne Duncan is the most consequential Education Secretary in our nation's history."

For the upcoming 2015-16 school year, there are seats still available at many of the District’s highest performing public charter schools, according to data compiled by My School DC for participating schools and a survey of Tier 1 schools conducted by PCSB for non-participating public charter schools. 

New schools to offer montessori, service learning and competency-based high school diplomas in 2016-17