In positive charter news this week, KIPP STRIVE Academy in Atlanta has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The school is one of only nine in Georgia to receive the honor.
Governor and wife visit charters as the new year begins with great news!
This week’s top charter story heralds a new study out of Georgia State University that conclusively shows an average 10% increase in home values in neighborhoods that are in priority charter […]
Two surprise announcements lead the news this week: 1) that former State Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan will become the head of Ivy Preparatory Academies, 2) that Erin Hames, an architect […]
This is a 2-week charter news roundup. Georgia school districts race to meet June deadline as they continue to consider and vote on their flexibility options; Clarke County, Muscogee County, […]
Districts are still choosing flexibility options; analysts say Atlanta cheating scandal upped the demand for charter schools; and rural school advocate cites innovation in Dalton, GA, a charter district. Getting […]
This week’s top stories: Governor Deal’s technology grants to GA public schools explicitly include charter schools, Casey Cagle expresses support for charter career academies, and Richmond County’s first charter school […]
Quiet week. Highlights include Mike Klein’s story about Westside Atlanta Charter School, Casey Cagle’s support for charter systems and college and career academies. More school districts make decisions on school […]
This week Governor Nathan Deal signed the Opportunity School District legislation into law, along with pro-charter legislation inspired by the delayed opening of Utopian Charter Academy due to local bureaucratic […]