Notice of Public Hearings: Eagle Academy Public Charter School, D.C. Bilingual Public Charter School, The Arts and Technology Academy (ATA) Public Charter School, and Washington, Math, Science and Technology (WMST) Public Charter School

Thursday, April 30, 2009
News Release
3333 14th Street, N.W.,  Suite 210
Washington, DC  20010
Phone: 202-328-2660
www.dcpubliccharter.com
 
For Immediate Release: Thursday April 30, 2009
Contact: Nona Richardson 202/328-2670

Washington, D.C. - The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board invites the public to participate in public hearings on Monday, May 18, 2009 from 7:30 - 8:30 PM on the following:

  • Eagle Academy Public Charter School's request to amend its charter to include grades one through three. Eagle Academy Public Charter School is requesting to change its curriculum from Academic Play to Core Knowledge.
  • D.C. Bilingual Public Charter School's request to amend its charter to include grades 6, 7 and 8.
  • The Arts and Technology Academy (ATA) Public Charter School's request to amend its charter to include Pre-School in order to serve three year olds.
  • The Washington Math, Science and Technology Public Charter School's request to amend its charter to include an International Baccalaureate Program.

The public hearings will take place at the DC Public Charter School Board, 3333 14th Street, NW. During the public hearings, Eagle Academy, D.C. Bilingual Public Charter School, The Arts and Technology Academy (ATA) Public Charter School, and Washington, Math, Science and Technology (WMST) Public Charter School operators will describe the proposed changes to their existing charters. For more information or to be placed on the witness list, call the Board's office at (202) 328-2660.

 Sign and/or Spanish language interpretation will be available upon request. Members of the public needing these services are requested to contact the Board no later than May 11, 2009 so that arrangements can be made.

 The D.C. Public Charter School Board currently oversees 59 public charter schools on 93 campuses, serving more than 25,000 students in every ward of the city.