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The D.C. Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS) test results, released by the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today, show overall improvement in test performance by a majority of the city’s public charter schools.

The monthly Board meeting of the D.C. Public Charter School Board scheduled for today, Monday, June 20, 2011, has been cancelled.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) recently accepted the School for Arts In Learning (SAIL) Public Charter School’s request to relinquish its charter. The school recently announced that it did not have the financial resources to effectively sustain its operations and would be forced to close on June 15th – eight days short of the full school year. After meeting with officials at the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), the PCSB committed today to making funds available to enable the school to remain open until June 24, 2011 – the official end of the school year.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will host a community forum and enrollment fair on Thursday June 2, 2011 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm for the families of Nia Community Public Charter School at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, 4103 Benning Road, NE, Washington, DC 20019.

The community forum and enrollment fair for the families of Nia Community Public Charter School scheduled for today, Wednesday May 25, at 6:00pm, has been postponed. A new date and time will be announced by the end of this week.

At a special meeting May 24, 2011, the D.C Public Charter School Board (PCSB), voted to grant a one-year conditional charter continuance for the William E. Doar, Jr. Public Charter School for the Performing Arts (WEDJ).

The D.C. Public Charter School Board will convene a special meeting today Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 6:00pm at the Board’s offices at 3333 14th Street, NW, 2nd Floor Conf. Room.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will host two community forums and enrollment fairs this week for the families of Nia Community Public Charter School and Ideal Academy Public Charter School.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) last night rejected its own proposal to revoke the charter of Ideal Academy Public Charter School.

On May 9, 2011, the D.C. Superior Court upheld the D.C. Public Charter School Board’s (PCSB) decision to revoke the charter of the Kamit Institute for Magnificent Achievers Public Charter School (KIMA).

The principal of Hope Community Public Charter School’s Tolson Campus, Dr. Chloe Marshall and SEED Public Charter School Middle School English teacher, Christina Williams are the 2011 winners of the Washington Post’s Distinguished Educational Leadership Award and the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award in the charter school category.

Josephine Baker, a pioneer of the DC charter school movement, announced today that she will step down from her post as executive director of the DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) at the end of May.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) is playing its part as an authorizer of one of the largest charter school sectors in the nation by hosting a discussion on the Role of Quality and Innovation in D.C. Charter Schools on Thursday, May 5th at 5:30pm – 7:30 pm.

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.