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 […]
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Atlanta, GA, August 13, 2014 – To help Georgia voters make informed decisions in the upcoming 2014 November election, the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) has given the three gubernatorial candidates a questionnaire soliciting their views on public charter schools. The questionnaires were sent to the campaign teams for Governor Nathan Deal (R), Senator Jason […]
Atlanta Business Chronicle to Feature Charter Schools in Special 12 Page Insert Issue Date: October 10, 2014Space Deadline: September 30, 2014 We’re proud to announce that we have partnered with the Atlanta Business Chronicle to produce a 12 page special “Industry Focus” section on charter schools. Editorial content will be produced by the Business Chronicle staff, with […]
Back-to-School Media Advisory: 6 Charter School Stories You Should Be Covering Now 1. Centennial Place Elementary Re-launches as an APS Charter School. Expands to add grades 6-8. Centennial Place Elementary successfully petitioned APS to become a K-8 public charter school. It opens this year with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) focus and a partnership […]
The iSchool Initiative helps schools create a strategic plan for the implementation of technology. Please plan on attending this discussion if you’re a school leader from a GCSA member school. You may also bring other team members as well. Please RSVP to Rena Youngblood: firstname.lastname@example.org. The agenda is: Presentation on Strategic Planning and Mobile deployments […]
Atlanta, GA, July 10 2014 — David Jernigan, Executive Director of the KIPP Metro Atlanta network of charter schools, has been named the Deputy Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools (the number two leadership position in the system), pending board approval next week. Jernigan, who led KIPP Metro Atlanta for the past 12 years, has served […]
Atlanta Business Chronicle to Feature Charter Schools in Special 12 Page InsertAdvertise in this historic industry focus, coming in October Issue Date: October 10, 2014Space Deadline: September 30, 2014 GCSA is proud to announce that we have partnered with the Atlanta Business Chronicle to produce a 12 page special “Industry Focus” section on charter schools. Editorial content will be produced […]
July 7, 2014, Atlanta, GA – Georgia’s State Charter Schools Commission (SCSC) reports that at the close of fiscal year 2014, it has returned more than $2 million in funds to state charter schools. Earlier this year, the Commission also voted to decrease its administrative fee from 3 percent to just under 2 percent, resulting […]
GCSA’s 2013 Annual Report is a digital “scrapbook” highlighting events and issues of 2013. We hope you’ll enjoy reviewing our progress during 2013 in this new visual format. The report offers information, evidence and visual expressions of the many ways we’ve worked to meet our strategic objectives. Let us know what you think!