Posted: October 1, 2013

Awards involving charter schools are included among the Carol M. White Physical Education Program grants announced September 30, 2013 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program grantees and first-year awards include:

Posted: October 1, 2013

Grants totaling $2.8 million were awarded to charter school “developers for planning, program design, and initial implementation of new charter schools, as well as for dissemination and sharing best practices of existing charter schools,” the U.S. Department of Education announced September 30, 2013.

Posted: September 25, 2013

Organizations that have backed charter school facility financing are among the recipients of grants in the $172 million 2013 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) program of the U.S. Department of Treasury, according to a September 24, 2013 announcement.

Posted: September 24, 2013

At least 12 charter schools are among the U.S. Department of Education 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools winners, according to a list released by the Department.

Charter schools on the list include the following:

Posted: September 3, 2013

How to improve the work of charter school governing boards was the focus of a National Charter School Resource Center webinar on August 28, 2013.

School Quality: Pointed Advice and Guidance for Charter School Boards featured Carrie Irvin, president and cofounder of Charter Board Partners in Washington, D.C.

Posted: August 28, 2013

A charter school will share in more than $20 million in Impact Aid facility grants announced August 28, 2013 by the U.S. Department of Education.

All Tribes Charter School in California is slated for nearly $4 million under the Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Program, according to the announcement.

Posted: August 16, 2013

A New York charter school and an Ohio charter consortium received Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant awards from the U.S Department of Education, which awarded a total of $12.3 million to 35 school districts in 17 states, according to an August 16, 2013 announcement.

Posted: August 13, 2013

The average percentage of 12th graders graduating with a high school diploma in 2010-2011 was higher for charter schools than traditional public schools, while the charter percentage going on to a 4-year college was lower, according to a national survey report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Posted: August 12, 2013

Charter schools that are local education agencies (LEA) and consortia of LEAs are eligible for the U.S. Department of Education's $120 million 2013 Race to The Top-District competition and prospective applicants are asked to notify the Department of their interest by August 23.

The 4-year awards for winners will range from $4 million to $30 million, depending on the population of students served, according to the Department.

Posted: August 12, 2013

The eight teachers selected to be U.S. Department of Education 2013-14 Teaching Ambassador Fellows include two from charter schools.

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