Governor and wife visit charters as the new year begins with great news!
The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia (SCSC) announced that it approved petitions for three new state charter schools to open in the 2016-17 school year. The schools are Brookhaven Innovation Academy, Liberty Tech Charter School and Southwest Georgia STEM Charter School.
Teachers and administrators at Utopian Academy for the Arts, a public charter school in Riverdale, GA, are looking forward to a smooth start to the school year today when nearly 300 […]
By GCSA Charter schools are thriving in Georgia. Eleven new startup charter schools are opening their doors in Early August, 2015. In this post we profiled six new charters that […]
By GCSA As the calendar runs down to the opening days of school, many are asking where Georgia’s newest startup charter schools will be opening? Here’s the list of locally authorized […]
This is a two-week news roundup. Floyd County holds hearings on school flexibility options, chooses to continue as charter district Catoosa and Candler Counties also weighs flexibility options Peach-Byron Charter […]
By Dr. Elizabeth Kuipers, Most of Georgia’s charter movement has happened in metropolitan areas, yet Furlow Charter School will be in Southwest Georgia. Allow me to paint a picture. Imagine acres […]
By Russ Moore, How likely are the following statements to be true about any public school you ever attended? This school: Was named after extensive focus groups with students, and […]
By Allen Mueller In a recent AJC article about Governor Deal’s proposed Opportunity School District, Eric Wearne emphasizes the importance of establishing an incubator in Georgia, “whose purpose is to […]
This was a week filled with strong opinion pieces about school turnaround, school choice, and education reform. New charter options get attention as Hephzibah Charter school (Augusta area) breaks ground and […]