Each Michigan public charter school is governed by an independent team of local leaders who are appointed by the school’s authorizer. When you become a public charter school board member, you take a statewide Constitutional oath of office and become part of a local effort to make a lasting difference in the life of students.[…]
“You’re my hero, because…” “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” – Hercules During this years art contest we’ve recieved over 1,000 pieces of artwork from K-5 charter schools students in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. We have been inspired by so many amazing[…]
Howard Fuller Recites Frederick Douglass after an “Advocates & Implementers” discussion, July 2019.
In a series called “Advocates & Implementers,” we join Ken Campbell and Deborah M. McGriff, Ph.D. as they discuss their experiences with the national charter schools movement. (July 2019)
Jim Goenner talks about “Rethinking Regulation: Modeling Accountability” at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference
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[…]