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Posted by 06 / 05 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

Connecticut State Board of Education Approves First New Public Charter Schools In Over Five Years

For Immediate Release: June 05, 2013Contact: CJ Macklin, 518-390-5592, cjmacklin@necharters.org Connecticut State Board of Education Approves First New Public Charter Schools In Over Five Years

Posted by 05 / 24 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

Lawmakers can't back down on improving public education

by Bill Phillips Amid difficult budget negotiations, legislators in Hartford should not break the promises they made to thousands of Connecticut children seeking entry to public charter schools.

Posted by 05 / 08 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

Rules for renewal must focus on academic quality

by Bill Phillips The Board of Regents’ recent decisions to close Community Charter School and propose Enterprise Charter School receive one more year to get it right give cause for...

Posted by 05 / 02 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

NECSN Joins Gov. Malloy, Students & Clergy to Urge State Legislators Not to Back Down from Education Reform

For Immediate Release: May 2, 2013Contact: CJ Macklin, 518-390-5592, cjmacklin@necharters.org Northeast Charter Schools Network Joins Gov. Malloy, Students & Clergy to Urge State Legislators Not to Back Down from Education Reforms

Posted by 04 / 29 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

RALLY: Students, parents and clergy urging state legislators not to back down from education reforms

Media Contacts: CJ Macklin, Northeast Charter Schools Network (NECSN)Phone: (518) 390-5592Email: cjmacklin@necharters.org Brett Broesder, Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN)Phone: (406) 565-0083Email: Brett.broesder@conncan.org

Posted by 04 / 26 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

Connecticut Needs More High-Performing Charter Schools

by Jeremiah Grace Last week the Appropriations Committee stripped out funding for new state charter schools from the Governor’s proposed education budget. This comes on the heels of the latest...

Posted by 03 / 12 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

UFT Charter Renewal Decision

by Andrea Rogers The SUNY Trustees' decision to extend the life of the UFT Charter School by two more years has prompted a variety of responses.  Critics from within the charter...

Posted by 02 / 19 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

Advocacy Day at the Capitol

by Joe Shahen On February 5th, more than 1,200 students, parents, teachers, and other public charter school supporters from 111 schools across New York State gathered in Albany for Charter...

Posted by 01 / 30 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

New CREDO Study and Charter Law Ranking report

by Andrea Rogers CREDO has issued a new, far-reaching study of charter school growth and success.  A key finding, described by the Ed Week Charters and Choice Blog, is that success or failure in the...

Posted by 01 / 18 / 2013 - 0 Reactions

Business Council Supports Charter School Students with Special Needs Act

by Andrea Rogers The Business Council has announced a draft 2013 legislative and regulatory agenda that includes support for The Charter School Students with Special Needs Act.  The bill, introduced last year...
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