Start the New Year Strong This is an exciting time of year for everyone getting ready to go back to school. There is so much hope and expectation as the new school year approaches. You’re rested, your staff is rested, and anything is possible! Families aren’t crossing your threshold because they’ve been told that this […]Read more
Informative blog postings on critical issues facing the Georgia Charter School movement.
T-Mobile’s EmpowerED™ Program aims to narrow America’s homework gap by providing off-campus devices and data plans to students at eligible schools and districts. THE CHALLENGE: Many families in the U.S. don’t have high-speed Internet at home. This problem is called the Digital Divide. But to succeed academically and compete in today’s digital world, every student […]Read more
Charter School Capital: Why Partner With Us At Charter School Capital, we believe in the power of charter schools and their leaders to deliver quality education to families across the country. And we’re proud to provide the reliability and stability charter leaders require in order to better educate more students today—and in the future. Here […]Read more
Charles R. Drew Charter School has been named a 2018 National Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The designation recognizes schools and districts that reduce environmental impact and costs; improve health and wellness; and offer high-quality environmental and sustainability education. Charles R. Drew Charter School is one of 46 schools nationally and […]Read more
The State Board of Education approved a new five-year charter for Wesley International Academy during a board meeting held earlier this month. According to the Georgia Department of Education, the school has consistently surpassed the average CCRPI score for Atlanta Public Schools. In its new charter term, Wesley International seeks to build on its current […]Read more
The True North Companies team brings over 60 years and $2 billion of development, finance and construction experience to help our clients achieve their mission and purpose by maximizing the value of their real estate investments. We believe education is the foundation on which communities and our country is built. By helping our education partners finance, develop, and build great facilities, we are using our time and talents to help make a difference in the world.Read more
When it’s time to talk about Health Insurance and Employee Benefits, do you run and hide or do you get excited about the conversation? So, that second option may be a stretch, but insurance doesn’t have to be confusing or a painful conversation.Read more
The following charter schools below were named the 2018 AP Honor Schools by the Georgia Department of Education. The department began recognizing AP Honor schools in 2008. The state is currently ranked 15th in the U.S. for the percentage of students who receive scores of 3, 4 or 5 on at least one AP exam […]Read more
When Brighten Academy opened in 2006, the school’s founding team wanted to start school from the ground up that was centered on the needs of students. The school’s mission is to provide a productive learning environment using an innovative, research-based instructional model with a highly qualified staff that produces measured growth in all students every […]Read more
Success in beginning reading—learning how to turn print into meaning—is a key to reading success throughout students’ school career. Getting it right with evidence-based instruction is critical. To prevent students from falling behind and reduce the need for intervention, Zaner-Bloser® provides a comprehensive primary-grades curriculum for teaching the fundamentals of reading and writing: The Superkids Reading ProgramTM.Read more
Charter schools are becoming increasingly popular in school districts with already overcrowded public schools. Charter schools are publicly funded open to all students, and free of tuition as they are public schools. Charter schools frequently face lack of facility options and modular construction helps to alleviate these challenges.
Parents choose Charter Schools for their children because these schools have the freedom to operate away from some regulations that are mandated upon district schools. Charter Schools are held accountable for higher academic achievement, and the organization’s stability and financial management. Parents have the choice to remove their child and the schools can be closed if these performance goals are not met.Read more
The 2017-2018 school year marked the start of Westside Atlanta Charter School’s Middle Grades Program. The program serves fifth and sixth graders this year and will eventually go through the eighth grade. The program has been part of the school’s vision since Westside Atlanta opened its doors in 2013. Since that time, the school has […]Read more