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The DC Public Charter School Board's office are close on Tuesday, October 30 in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy and the simultaneous Nor'easter expected to impact the DC area.

Student enrollment in DC public charter schools is 35,019 -- an increase of 11 percent over last school year’s enrollment of 31,562, according to the DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB), which released the 2012-2013 unaudited enrollment numbers today.

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today announced that Nicole L. Streeter has been appointed as the Board’s first General Counsel.

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted 5-0 on October 15 to open public comment on a proposed policy that would give Alternative Education status to any diploma-granting public charter school that serves a significantly different population than a standard school.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) is hosting an information session for prospective charter school applicants on Wednesday, October 17th at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The session will take place at the Board’s offices at 3333 14th Street, NW in the second floor conference room.

DC Public Charter School Board Board Meeting Agenda October 15, 2012 at 7:30 PM 3333 14th Street, NW 2nd Fl Conf. Room

Last Friday, October 5, was one of the most important school days in Washington DC.  No statewide tests were given.  Indeed the day has no academic significance at all.  The significant of October 5 is fiscal, for that is the day of the annual DC Enrollment Audit.  

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) has scheduled the first meeting of the Neighborhood Preference Task Force for Tuesday, October 2 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at 3333 14th Street, NW, 2nd Floor Conference Room.

 
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The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today released discipline data for the 53 charter schools in operation during the 2011-2012 school year.

The DC Public Charter School Board has released the 2013 Application Guidelines for any individual or group looking to start a charter school in the District of Columbia.

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted Monday to open public comment on a pilot program to bring its Performance Management Framework (PMF) accountability system to its adult education charter schools.

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) unanimously voted Monday to approve two new policies: the Early Childhood Performance Management Framework (PMF) Pilot and 15-year Charter Renewal Guidelines.

Here's the DC Public Charter School Board Meeting Agenda for September 17.

The final school in our back to school series to highlight new charter schools that opened this fall is Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) Career Academy.

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In continuation of our back to school series to highlight new charter schools (see previous entries here and here), another new school that opened its doors for the first time w

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) has cancelled the Public Hearing scheduled for Friday September 7, at 5:30pm.

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today released its guidelines for experienced and successful operators to apply to open a charter school in Washington, DC.

Tens of thousands of the District’s public school students will head to charter school classrooms this week, ready to start another school year of high academic performance.

Eagle Academy's new principal, Kimberly Jackson.

Tens of thousands of the District’s public school students will head to charter school classrooms next week, ready to start another school year of high academic performance.