Georgia Charter Schools Association

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GCSA Congratulates Ivy Prep Academies on Selection of Alisha Thomas Morgan as Head

Atlanta, GA – Alisha Thomas Morgan, former State Representative and staunch advocate for high quality charter schools, has been named Executive Director of Ivy Preparatory Academies. During her time in the state legislature Ms. Morgan was a co-sponsor of the 2012 Constitutional Amendment, which allowed for an alternate state authorizer to open charter schools denied by local school districts. […]

Why We’ll Never Take Your Membership for Granted

By Rena Youngblood, GCSA Director of Membership:   It’s that time of the year again — testing, end-of-year banquets, summer reading lists and the GCSA membership drive! The Association exists because of you and for you. In fact, you (and your fellow members) ARE the Association. Your membership is vital because of the strength of […]

DeKalb Preparatory Academy (DeKalb County)

Located east of Atlanta, DPA is a K-4 public charter school. School District:DeKalb Address:1402 Austin Drive City:Decatur, GA Zip:30032 Tel:(404) 937-2000 Director:Michael Daly Web: Charter Type:Independent Grades:K-5 Students: 295

Congressman John Lewis to address young scholars at Fulton Leadership Academy Charter School

Atlanta, GA,  August 28, 2012 – U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-GA 5th District) will address scholars at the all-boys Fulton Leadership Academy charter school on Thursday, August 30, 10:00 am, at Fulton Leadership Academy, 4141 Old Fairburn Road, Atlanta, GA 30349. “It is a tremendous honor to have a living civil rights legend meet and […]

Georgia Charter Schools Association Receives $50,000 Educational Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation

Award will fund the 2012-2013 Charter School of the Year Atlanta, GA, June 27, 2012 — For the second year in a row, the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) is among the recipients of more than $26M in grants from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company.  The Foundation awarded $50,000 to […]

Long Waiting Lists for Public Charter Schools in Georgia

Long Waiting Lists for Public Charter Schools in Georgia More than 5,000 GA students would love to attend charters. Atlanta, GA – June 25, 2012  Reflecting national trends, thousands of students in Georgia are currently on waiting lists to attend public charter schools across the state.  According to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, last year more […]

Wesley International Academy (Atlanta Public Schools)

Wesley International Academy is a school of choice serving students kindergarten through eighth grade in a single-gender setting. At Wesley each child is treated as a unique individual and encouraged to reach his or her true potential. The students participate in a curriculum that follows the guidelines set by the International Baccalaureate Organization’s (IBO) Primary […]

Education Advocates Announce Support for Constitutional Amendment

Education Advocates Announce Support for Constitutional Amendment Brighter Georgia Education Coalition Praises Leaders for Moving Forward January 26, 2012, Atlanta, GA – The Brighter Georgia Education Coalition today called for prompt action on a Constitutional Amendment introduced by House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones and other leaders.  This Amendment would address a problematic court decision […]


Located in Atlanta, KIPP STRIVE Primary is a k-4 public school. School District:Atlanta Address:1444 Lucile Ave, SW City:Atlanta, GA Zip:30310 Tel:404-753-1530 Fax: Director:Mini’imah R. Shaheed Web: Charter Type:Independent Grades: K – 4Students: Opens 2012

KIPP Atlanta Collegiate (Atlanta Public Schools)

KIPP Atlanta Collegiate is a tuition-free, public charter high school in West Atlanta. As the first high school to join the very successful KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Metro Atlanta cohort of schools, we are focused on continuing KIPP’s track record of success in Atlanta Public Schools and pushing all of our scholars to college. […]

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