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Watch the APS Candidates Debates

Charters in the News  |  posted on October 18th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

We are pleased to provide you with video links to two recent APS Candidate Debates.  10/1/2013 Candidate Debate: http://www.hightail.com/download/OGhmeEVYT2JsamR2Zk1UQw 10/15/2013 Candidate Debate: http://www.hightail.com/download/OGhmYkJxbEpYSHdUWThUQw Please share these links widely with charter school stakeholders. This is a critical election for Atlanta Public Schools — the new APS school board will be charged with hiring a new Superintendent who […]

GCSA CharterLeader 2014 Cohort Now Accepting Applications

Press Releases  |  posted on October 15th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, GA , October 16, 2013 — The Georgia Charter Schools Association’s (GCSA) CharterLeader program is launching a new cohort, beginning in February 2014 and running through June 2014. The program equips equips current and aspiring expert leaders in the charter school sector to develop the skills and core competencies to launch, lead, and replicate high quality […]

“Get on the Bus” and Visit Four of Atlanta’s High-Performing Public Charter Schools in a Single Day

Press Releases  |  posted on October 9th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, GA – October 9, 2013 —  Curious about what goes on inside a public charter school? Still not sure what a charter school is?  On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) invites you to “Get on the Bus” and visit up to four high-performing Georgia charter schools in one day. You’ll […]

Georgia Charter Schools Association Applauds Supreme Court Affirmation

Featured  |  posted on September 23rd, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, GA, September 22, 2013 – The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA), expressed relief over today’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling that charter schools in the APS system should not be required to contribute to the school district’s $550 million unfunded pension obligation. The decision affects these APS charter schools: Atlanta Heights Charter School, Atlanta Latin […]

First Annual Charter Schools Educators’ Conference Celebrates Technology, Innovation, Best Practices

Press Releases  |  posted on September 16th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, GA (September 16, 2013)  The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) will convene its first annual Charter Educators’ Conference, Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Busbee Center at Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville, GA. The full-day conference targets teachers, school leaders and academic administrators, offering 15 sessions on charter school best practices. PLU credits are available […]

DeKalb Charter Public School Welcomes Congressman Hank Johnson

Featured  |  posted on August 26th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, GA, August 26, 2013 – DeKalb Academy for Technology & Environment (DATE) a K-8 public charter school with some of the highest CRCT scores in DeKalb County, has rescheduled a visit from Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA-4th) and his staff – the new date is Thursday, September 5, 2013. The Congressman and his delegation will […]

Druid Hills Voters Approve Georgia’s First Charter School Cluster

Charters in the News  |  posted on August 14th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, GA, August 14, 2013 – The overwhelming passage of the Druid Hills Charter Cluster by the Druid Hills community is a first step in establishing Georgia’s first autonomously governed public school cluster.  It is also a strong statement by DeKalb parents and educators that they want more control over their local public schools. The […]

GCSA is Hiring! Full-time Performance Management Data Administrator, Atlanta

Press Releases  |  posted on August 7th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Overview: The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to expanding the charter school movement in Georgia and increasing the quality of new and existing charter schools both quantitatively and qualitatively. Position: This position will support GCSA’s efforts in implementing a performance management data system and will include research and data analysis. Further, […]

GCSA & Students First Co-Host Free Macon Screening of “Waiting for Superman”

Charters in the News  |  posted on August 7th, 2013 by Nina Rubin  |  read more

Atlanta, August 7, 2013 –  The Georgia Charter Schools Association & Students First are pleased to co-host a free screening of the acclaimed documentary film “Waiting for Superman,” Friday, August 9, 6: 30-8:30 pm at the Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 2nd Street, Macon, Georgia 31210. Following the film there will be a panel discussion on […]

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