Sep 20, 2012
Charter schools are public schools that are held strictly accountable on several levels. And parents are a key to a charter school’s success.
Sep 17, 2012
Tucked away on a college campus is Key West Collegiate Academy (KWCA), a small public charter high school that’s forging an enviable academic trail. At first glance, the classrooms and students who occupy them appear to be just like any another high school in America. Notebooks are out and pencils stand at the ready, but when the lesson begins, all aspects of “just like any other school” go out the window.
Jul 24, 2012
It bothered the Rev. Henry E. Green that, for some African-American boys, going to jail before they reached the age of 20 seemed to be an accepted rite of passage. He watched sadly, correcting wherever and whenever possible, the young boys walking the street with their pants hanging below their buttocks.
Jun 7, 2012
Hispanic and African American students in Florida are much more likely to graduate from high school than their counterparts in other states according to a new national report. Education Week today released the 2012 Diplomas Count report highlighting Florida’s graduates compared to the nation.
May 21, 2012
Newsweek Magazine released their list of the top 1,000 high schools in the country today – ranking schools by graduation rate and college readiness.
May 8, 2012
A picture says a thousand words. In celebration of National Charter Schools Week, the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) has posted a few videos that highlight some of the best charter schools in the state. From Blue Ribbon recipients to graduating seniors, the videos will introduce viewers to the charter schools that are making an incredible contribution to education and the community they serve.
Apr 30, 2012
Miami Times Online
Since their inception here in Florida in 1996, there have been numerous studies and heated debates over whether charters are a better option for students than traditional public schools.
Apr 29, 2012
An article published by The Miami Herald on April 29, 2012 completely failed to mention that charter school incubation is a model of excellence and is helping many fledging charter school become high quality schools.
Mar 27, 2012
Somerset Academy Davie has been recognized by the Florida Department of Education for placing in the top ten percent of all elementary schools in Florida. Based on the 2011 ranking of all schools, the list