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The D.C. Public Charter School Board will hold public hearings on the 13 charter school applications on Monday, March 15 and Tuesday March 16, 2010.

It was Tom Nida's final board meeting of the D.C. Public Charter School Board last night, February 22. Nida passed the Board leadership baton to Brian W. Jones who was elected chair.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board yesterday received 13 applications to create new public charter schools.

For the second year in a row the D.C. Teacher of the Year is from a public charter school. Stephanie Day, a special education teacher at Friendship Public Charter School, Chamberlin campus, was selected as the 2010 D.C. Teacher of the Year and acknowledged in a ceremony at the school on January 20.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board reported that charter high schools graduated 83.35 percent of its students at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.

The program guide for the DC Public Charter School Recruitment Expo taking place on Saturday, January 9th is now available for download.

Metropolitan polics officers will now serve as School Resource Officers (SROs) in 26 D.C. public charter schools

At the December 21, 2009 board meeting, the PCSB approved a proposal to change the Approved Charter Applications Opening Timeline Policy.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB), at its December 21st Board meeting deliberated over an array of requests and policy proposals regarding charter schools. Most significant was the decision to approve the request by the leaders of City Collegiate Public Charter School to relinquish their charter effective June 2010.

The PCSB will open two hours late due to weather conditions; the monthly board meeting will start on time at 7:30 pm this evening.

The D.C. public charter school community will host a recruitment expo for parents and teachers interested in charter schools. The D.C. Public Charter School Recruitment Expo will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2010, from noon – 4:00 pm at the Washington Convention Center.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) plans to form a non-profit entity dedicated to research and development with a focus on charter school governance and best practices. The new venture will officially launch early next year.

The Public Charter School Board (PCSB) will host another information session for prospective charter school applicants on Wednesday, December 9 – a change from the earlier announced date.

Due to a lack of agenda items, the D.C. Public Charter School Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, November 16, 2009 has been cancelled.

It is the chance of a lifetime for 85 students of Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School this Thursday, November 5, as they get an opportunity to talk with crewmembers aboard the International Space Station.

The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) today released its 2010 Application Guidelines for establishing a public charter school in the District of Columbia. The guidelines provide guidance to organizations seeking to apply to open a new charter school or convert a traditional, parochial or private school. The application deadline is February 1, 2010. Approved schools would be authorized to open in the fall of 2011.

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.