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Jan Goedeke, DC Bilingual PCS' Math Coach, discusses her passion for mathematics, the children she interacts with and the DCB math program.

This month's board meeting will be on February 22 at 6:30 pm at DC PCSB.

Public charter schools saw a 2.3% increase in enrollment, based on audited enrollment numbers released by OSSE.

The school will close at the end of the school year.

The Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, February 10 at 6 p.m. at the Gala Hispanic Theater. 

Read Executive Director, Scott Pearson's remarks as prepared for delivery.

PCSB's Board Chair discusses school choice in the District. Originally published in The Current.

"At a new urban public boarding school, educators try to move beyond fights and flying chairs."

Read our latest issue of DC Public Charter Schools Now

Founding Board Chair and former Executive Director, Josephine C. Baker, discusses the impact that public charter schools have had in Washington, DC in the last 20 years.

Tonight's meeting has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

We're celebrating 20 years of public charter schools in Washington, DC! Read what charter advocates and leaders had to say.

The fourth annual event celebrates quality public school options. 

This month's board meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Latin PCS.

A student at Democracy Prep Congress Heights PCS describes her visit with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

The school quality reports are PCSB’s annual tool for assessing and monitoring public charter school performance.  

Scott Pearson to serve as chair of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers’ Board of Directors.

Donald L. Hense, who founded one of the District of Columbia’s first public charter schools in 1997, has announced that he will retire as CEO of that institution—Friendship Public Charter School—effective June 30, 2016. 


Read our latest issue of DC Public Charter Schools Now

On December 14, 2015, PCSB voted to initiate revocation of Potomac Prep’s charter. Read to learn more.

Maya Angelou cheerleaders joined radio personality, Tony Redz, to host the Top 7 at 7 countdown on WPGC.

We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss. 

Bowser leadership lauded

This month's board meeting will take place on December 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Prep PCS (770 Kenyon St NW). 

Today, the Fordham Institute released a new report America's Best (and Worst) Cities for School Choice, which looks at nearly fifty indicators — from facilities policies, charter enrollment share to media support and voucher robustness — to rank 30 cities on their choice friendliness.