It’s time for our Board Policies Services Spring 2019 Update. You can count on our dedicated team to keep your policies up-to-date!
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr. We all play an important role in our communities. By getting involved and helping others around us, we not only help make our community stronger but we also better ourselves. We learn to work as a team,[…]
History matters. Ideas matter. We’re On the Move and Capturing History at the California State Capitol! The National Charter Schools Founders Library team is collaborating with the Charter Schools Development Center in Sacramento to capture the stories from California’s Pioneers through oral histories and original documents. These will be preserved and made digitally available to[…]
$2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education will help improve charter authorizing best practices around the country MOUNT PLEASANT, MICH. – The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement awarded the National Charter Schools Institute (NCSI) a $2.2 million grant over three years to elevate the quality of charter school authorizing[…]
A conversation with Caprice Young and Kevin Chavous hosted by the National Charter Schools Institute in Austin, Texas (June 19, 2018). Caprice Young, Chief Executive Officer at Magnolia Public Schools, and Kevin Chavous, President of Academics, Policy, and Schools at K12 Inc., share their life lessons and experiences. Both Caprice and Kevin travel the country[…]
Since launching the essay contest during National School Choice Week in January, more than 300 Michigan charter school students have shared their stories with us about who their heroes are. We were deeply moved by the essays received. Through these stories, we learned of many, many students who are embracing challenges and beating the odds[…]
All students have heroes. In this year’s Michigan Charter Schools Essay Contest, we’re asking middle school and high school students to tell us who their heroes are and why. Is it an inspirational teacher? A courageous parent? Or maybe a faithful friend? Whoever they are, their inspiring stories need to be shared! We want to[…]
Thank you to all of the charter school students who participated in the 2017 Midwest Charter Schools Art Contest! Over 1,000 students from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin shared drawings of where they would go and how they would get there if they could go “Up, Up, and Away!” Our panel of judges were[…]