FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024 ATLANTA—The Georgia General Assembly delivered a crucial bi-partisan victory for public charter schools on Tuesday, Feb. 6. State representatives gave final passage to House […]
Public Charter Schools in Metro Atlanta Seeking Educators to Fill Open Positions for the 2024-2025 School Year. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 ATLANTA—The Georgia Charter Schools Association […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023 ATLANTA—According to state-level data analyzed by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools in a new report, Believing in Public Education: A Demographic and State-level […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 21, 2023 ATLANTA—The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) is proud to present the 2023 GCSA Champion for Children Award to Otho Tucker, Chief Executive Officer of Lake Oconee […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 17, 2022 ATLANTA — The Georgia Charter Schools Association issued the following statement regarding the passing of Georgia House Speaker David Ralston. Our thoughts […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 2, 2022 ATLANTA — Fourth and eighth graders enrolled in a Georgia or Atlanta public charter school outperformed their traditional peers on the 2022 National Assessment […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Oct. 26 ATLANTA — Seven DeKalb County public charter schools won a crucial victory against DeKalb County School Board members in Fulton County Superior Court. On Thursday, […]
New survey data reveals Georgia parents’ views on education and willingness to be “education voters” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 25, 2022 In a new report, Never Going Back: An Analysis of […]
Georgia Charter Schools Association Statement Regarding the Passing of Former Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 24, 2022 ATLANTA — The Georgia Charter Schools Association provided the following statement regarding the passing of former First Lady Sandra Deal. We are deeply saddened to learn […]
More Georgia families will soon have the opportunity to send their children to a public school that best meets their individual needs. The Georgia Strategic Charter School Growth Initiative will support the expansion, replication, or creation of high-quality public charter schools in communities throughout the state. The initiative will provide technical assistance and grants to support the creation or expansion of ten charter schools by September 2023. In addition, the initiative will offer information sessions and a new dedicated website to allow Georgians to learn more about public charter schools and their public charter school options.
The Georgia Charter Schools Association is excited to welcome Beverly James as our Director of Advocacy Communications. In this new Atlanta-focused role, Beverly will work directly with charter schools in the Atlanta Public Schools district and state charter schools with students living in the APS attendance zone. Also, she will manage existing, and build new relationships with Atlanta elected officials, stakeholders and partners. Beverly is incredibly excited to use her depth of experience and passion for public education to advocate for children in the city of Atlanta and the state of Georgia.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 5 ATLANTA – The Georgia General Assembly delivered a victory for Georgia’s public charter schools on Monday. House Bill 1215 passed the Georgia Senate 45-9 and […]