Blog

Our office is closed Wednesday December 31 and Thursday January 1. 

As part of our oversight of DC public charter schools, PCSB places particular importance on the issue of attendance and truancy.  

Executive Director Scott Pearson sends a letter to the State Board of Educcation about the proposed graduation regulations.  

We thank him for his hard work and dedication to expand access to quality educational choices for DC students and families.  

After learning that the school has engaged in a pattern of fiscal mismanagement by misusing public funds, the Board voted to initiate revocation of the school’s charter.

Under conditions approved by PCSB, school is expected to improve its academic performance. 

Monthly meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

PCSB's Executive Director Scott Pearson was invited to speak at Mayor-Elect Bowser's Education Public Engagement Forum.  His speech focused on the importance of charter schools providing quality educational choices to families in the District.  

The hearing will be held on December 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the school and livestream.   

The new report finds parents believe schools are getting better and more needs to be done to improve the number of high performing schools.  

Students and parents make the choice and the independent My School DC uses a random lottery to fill the available public charter school seats.

Today, the charter school community remembers Marion Barry Jr.'s contribution to the education reform movement in Washington, D.C. 

Andy Smarick believes Washington, DC is on track to follow New Orleans in developing the urban school district of the future.  

Tensions inherently arise when developing accountability systems that need to serve multiple interests and stakeholders. 

Stop by our booth #2201 at EdFEST on Saturday November 22 from 11 am to 3 pm at the DC Armory.  

Why is the charter school sector in DC so strong, especially when compared to other cities that have high charter market shares, but much lower performance? 

Watch Board officials and Mayor Gray announce the results of the 2014 Performance Management Framework (PMF).  

Education Week highlights Two Rivers PCS' long-standing commitment to the intellectual courage and professional growth of its teachers.  

 

Nurses at 69 public charter schools deal with everything from a scraped knee to diabetes.

Lee Montessori PCS, located in the Edgewood neighborhood in Ward 5, will open in August 2014 and serve 70 students in PK3 through first grade and add a grade each year up to sixth grade.

Our office will open tomorrow at 9 a.m.

An information session will be held on August 5

                           

                                                                 

Richard Whitmire discusses the charter-district relationships in an op-ed in The Washington Post.