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Public charter schools students show steady improvement on 2019 PARCC Scores 

Washington, DC ---Rick Cruz, Chairman of the DC Public Charter School Board made the following statement after the Board approved five schools to open in the 2021-22 school year:

The DC Public Charter School Board released the following statement today regarding “The School-based Budgeting and Transparency Amendment Act” introduced by Education Committee Chairman David Grosso:

The DC Public Charter School Board released the following statement today regarding “The School-based Budgeting and Transparency Amendment Act” introduced by Education Committee Chairman David Grosso:

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

tbowden@dcpcsb.org

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