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The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted unanimously on April 28, 2011 to revoke the charter of Nia Community Public Charter School.

The agenda for the April 28, 2011 Special Board Meeting for the decision on the proposed revocation of Nia Community Public Charter School and the Public Hearing for the proposed revocation of Ideal Public Charter School.

In celebration of National Charter Schools Week, the DC Public Charter School Board will host a reception and informal discussion with PCSB members and staff on May 5th.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted April 25th to approve four applications to create new public charter schools for the 2012-2013 school year.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will hold an informal hearing on the proposed revocation of Ideal Academy Public Charter School on Thursday April 28, 2011 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. The hearing will be held at the school at 6130 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC 20011. The hearing is open to the public.

The President and First Lady Michelle Obama have invited 250 students from D.C. charter schools to attend this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll on April 25th.

The public hearing will take place at Nia Community Public Charter School: 100 41st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20032.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will hold an informal hearing on the proposed revocation of Nia Community Public Charter School on Wednesday April 13, 2011 at 5:00pm – 7:00pm. The hearing will be held at the school at 100 41st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20032. The hearing is open to the public.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will host a community forum and enrollment fair for the families of Thea Bowman Public Charter School on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the school.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted last night in favor of a proposal to begin the process of revoking the charters of two schools – Nia Community Public Charter School and Ideal Academy Public Charter School. The Board said the schools had violated the terms set forth in their charter agreements.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) last night accepted Thea Bowman Preparatory Academy Public Charter School’s request to relinquish its charter.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board will hold public hearings for the new charter spplicants March 21 and 22.

You could feel the excitement in the air at Howard University Public Charter Middle School of Mathematics & Science when Google presented the school with a generous gift of $250,000 to build a Computer Automated Design and Manufacture Lab.

Mayor Vincent C. Gray today announced that he has committed an additional $25.7 million to support public charter school education in the fiscal year 2012 budget.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted on February 28, to grant full continuance to nine charter schools after undergoing the PCSB’s comprehensive five-year review to determine whether they performed well enough to continue another five years.

If you are looking for a charter school to enroll your child in for the 2011-2012 school year, check out the Enrolling Your Child Section of our website.

The winner of the 2011 District of Columbia Teacher of the Year goes to another charter school teacher for the third year in a row. Jon Rolle, a third grade teacher at Friendship’s Southeast Academy Public Charter School, was honored with the prestigious award by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) accepted 19 applications to create new public charter schools by the February 1 deadline.

Deadline for new charter school applications is 5:30pm on Tuesday February 1st, 2011. In the event there is inclement weather and the District government is on a two hour delay on Tuesday February 1st, the D.C. Public Charter School Board will still accept applications between the hours of 9:00am and 5:30 pm.

At its monthly meeting January 24, the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted to temporarily extend the conditional charter continuance for the William E. Doar, Jr. Public Charter School for the Performing Arts (WEDJ), based on the school’s decision to discontinue its high school program. The school announced yesterday that it will end the 9-12th grade program as of August 2011.

The Charter school community was out in force on Saturday January 8 at the Washington Convention Center to meet parents, families and teachers eager to find a new school home.

Parents, students or teachers considering charter schools for next fall should check out the D.C. Public Charter School Recruitment Expo which takes place Saturday January 8, 2011 from noon – 4:00 pm at the Washington Convention Center.

If you are you considering opening a charter school in the District of Columbia, then please attend an information session for prospective charter school applicants on Wednesday, December 8, 2010.

This is a reminder that the Golden Apple Awards Gala scheduled for December 4, 2010 at the Washington Convention Center, has been cancelled.