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Teachers and school administrators from five D.C. Public Charter Schools are meeting this week in Washington, D.C. with teachers and administrators from England.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will welcome Sara Mead as its newest member at its monthly meeting on October 26.

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Pierre Vigilance,MD MPH, director of the DC Department of Health today announced locations for a free H1N1 vaccination.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board today announced that the unaudited enrollment count for the 2009-2010 school year is 27,953, just shy of the 28,000 projected enrollment.

D.C. Public Charter School Board Executive Director Josephine Baker joined Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on a tour of D.C. Prep Public Charter School October 13.

The DC Public Charter School Board Offers its sincere condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Kenyatta Stanley

Thirty students and their teachers from Howard University Middle School of Math and Science Public Charter School were feted at a star party at the White House October 7.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today launched a new more user-friendly website as part of its ongoing effort to engage community members, parents, students and other stakeholders interested in D.C.’s public charter school sector.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today launched its new performance management framework (PMF), which advances its already comprehensive accountability system one step further.

Today, the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) released an update on the analysis of the 2008-2009 District of Columbia Comprehensive Assessment System (DCCAS), administered to eligible D.C. charter schools this past spring.

During its August 17th board meeting, the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) deliberated over an array of proposals and requests regarding charter schools. Most significant was the decision to unanimously approve the request by the leaders of Academia Bilingue de la Communidad (ABC) to relinquish their charter, effective August 30, 2009.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board today announced that preliminary results of the D.C. Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS), the citywide standardized test, show that charter schools achieved significant gains in math and reading proficiency compared to last year, with secondary schools showing the most improvement.

She has been a pioneer and a gentle giant in the charter school movement in the District of Columbia. For that Josephine Baker, executive director of the D.C. Public Charter School Board, will be named to the National Public Charter Schools Hall of Fame during the National Charter School Conference in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 23, 2009.

First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address to the Washington Math Science Technology Public Charter High School

Procope and Hayes are the first charter school recipients of education awards from the Washington Post. Procope received the Washington Post's 2009 Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award for public charter schools while Hayes won the Distinguished Educational Leadership Award given to school principals.

The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board invites the public to participate in public hearings on Monday, May 18, 2009 from 7:30 - 8:30 PM

Dayna Hudson was ecstatic when her name was announced April 3, as one of the winners of a full scholarship to George Washington University.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board has scheduled an informal hearing on the proposed revocation of MEI Futures Academy Public Charter School’s (MEI) charter ...

During its February 23, 2008 meeting, the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted unanimously in favor of a proposal to revoke ...

Second grade students at Capital City Public Charter School were treated on Tuesday to story time with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The Obamas read “The Moon Over Star” ...

As part of an effort to increase transparency and strengthen its relationships with D.C. communities, the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) ...

During its January 26, 2009 meeting, the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) accepted City Lights Public Charter School’s request to relinquish its charter. The school’s leaders explained that the school had suffered budget shortfalls ...

We appreciate the Attorney General's prompt review of the information provided by Chairman Nida and the Board staff in response to his letter seeking information about the recent allegations of possible conflicts of interest involving the ...