Atlanta, GA, Sept. 18, 2014 – The growth of public charter schools remains an issue in the upcoming Georgia elections. Two of the three gubernatorial candidates, Governor Nathan Deal (Republican), and Andrew Hunt (Libertarian) expressed support for expanded charter school options by completing a questionnaire fielded by the Georgia Charter SchoolsAssociation (GCSA) Asked about the role of independent public charter schools in […]
CharterConfidential: www.charterconfidential.com We’re excited to announce the launch of CharterConfidential, a new blog by and for the charter school community in Georgia. CharterConfidential was created by charter school supporters who wanted a blog reflecting the voice of all the people whose lives are touched by charter schools. We are teachers, principals, students, parents, community leaders, ordinary citizens, advocates and activists. We […]
Waynica Staples: Director of Leadership Development & Training Waynica Staples has joined GCSA as our new Director of Leadership Development & Training. In order to place a greater focus on the development of new schools in the metro Atlanta area and across the state, GCSA’s School Services team was realigned to better meet the needs of the sector. The […]
Decisions Reflect Rigor and Attention to Underserved Communities | Atlanta, GA August 30, 2014 – High quality charter school options will continue to expand in Georgia thanks to the rigor and diligence of the State Charter Schools Commission (SCSC) petition review process. At a well attended public meeting, the seven-member Commission, green-lighted four new public […]
7 in 10 Americans favor charter schools WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new PDK/Gallup poll released today reveals that support for charter schools has ticked up to 70 percent in 2014 – up from 68 percent in 2013. The poll also found that a majority of Americans believe students at public charter schools receive a better education than students […]
Join Atlanta Classical Academy, Westside Atlanta Charter School, KIPP Metro Atlanta, Lake Oconee Academy, Cherokee and Coweta Charter Academies, Georgia Cyber Academy and Provost Academy Georgia, who have already taken out ads in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Special 12 page section on Georgia’s charter schools, coming on October 10, 2014.
All schools in the section will also be listed in the Business Chronicle’s 2014-15 Book of Lists which comes out in late December and is a regional reference guide all year long. Contact Shelley Lewis, email@example.com, 404-249-1035 for information. Hurry, the advertising deadline is September 30th.