Atlanta GA — New Schools for Georgia, Georgia’s Charter School Incubator, is seeking applications from mission-driven teams to develop and expand rigorous, innovative, and high-quality school options in Georgia. Through the Incubator, New Schools for Georgia will work with five new or replicating charter school teams each year, providing highly-focused and personally-tailored training and support for […]
The Georgia Charter Schools Association honored student performers from three public charter schools with cash prizes at the Fifth Annual Charter Schools Rock, and Charters Got Talent student showcase, held Saturday, May 2 at Liberty Plaza, just across the street from the Georgia State Capitol. Thirty student acts from charter schools across Georgia, competed at the high energy event which […]
Beginning in July 2015, Elisa Falco, GCSA’s Vice President for School Services, will be offering hour-long, live, interactive webinars, twice each month, to help your board members fulfill their annual governance training requirements. Georgia law requires that charter school board members complete 15 hours of governance training annually, and that returning board members complete 9 […]
In the AJC article of February 12, 2015, “New plan for failing schools,” a list of 141 “persistently failing schools” is described based on the College and Career Performance Index. Mentioned in the article is that “Two state-approved charter schools are on the list of low performers as well.” As a follow-up, Greg Bluestein posted […]
Atlanta, GA – A new statewide poll released this week from McLaughlin & Associates shows that 72% of Georgia voters support innovative, self-governing, and highly accountable charter public schools. African-American voters are even more likely to support charters (74%) than white voters (70%). The poll was commissioned by the American Federation for Children. Voters also […]
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