Numerous charter schools have decided to close on Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, October 30 due to Superstorm Sandy and the simultaneous Nor'easter impacting the DC area.
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.
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Here's our picks for the top education stories of the week.
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.
Image: Creative Minds International's website
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.
Eagle Academy's new principal, Kimberly Jackson.
One of the goals in creating charter schools was to share work and education practices with traditional schools. That continues to happen in DC.
LAYC Career Academy's Operations Manager, Jeremy Vera moving
items into the school (Photos by Shenneth Dove-Morse)
Welcome to the DC Public Charter School Board's (DC PCSB) new blog! This blog was started to open a two-way dialogue about charter schools and charter school authorizing in Washington, DC.