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Mar 22, 2017

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases 8th Annual State Charter School Laws Rankings

The top 10 states on the 2017 ranking are Indiana, Alabama, Minnesota, Washington, Colorado, New York, Maine, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Imagine Schools South Vero Wins Statewide Food Drive Conducted by Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools

Mar 3, 2017

Imagine Schools South Vero Wins Statewide Food Drive Conducted by Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools

2,700 Canned Food Items Donated to Local Food Banks and Needy Families

Mater Academy Charter Middle High School Honored as Finalist in STEM Excellence Awards at Future of Education Technology Conference

Feb 16, 2017

Mater Academy Charter Middle High School Honored as Finalist in STEM Excellence Awards at Future of Education Technology Conference

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Salutes its Finalist Member School, the only Florida School Named a Finalist in the STEM Excellence Awards

Feb 8, 2017

FCPCS Members Testify Before Florida Senate Committee

FCPCS members were present to speak at a workshop on Public Schools Fixed Capital Outlay conducted by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on PreK-12 Education.

Odyssey Charter School, Inc. (OCS) Celebrates National Healthy Schools Awards for all Four of its Schools

Jan 30, 2017

Odyssey Charter School, Inc. (OCS) Celebrates National Healthy Schools Awards for all Four of its Schools

Odyssey Charter Schools, Inc., a system of rigorous, healthy, and holistic schools, has earned two prestigious Gold Awards with Distinction from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Healthier U.S. School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms program.

Jan 23, 2017

THIS WEEK: Florida Leads Nation In School Choice Week Celebrations; 2,763 Events Planned, 50+ Sunshine State Counties and Cities Join Gov. Scott in Proclaiming "School Choice Week"

Re-posting a story from www.schoolchoiceweek.com -- The Sunshine State plays key role in National School Choice Week, the largest celebration of educational opportunity in US history.

Jan 23, 2017

Two National Surveys find Charter School Parents More Satisfied than Those with Children in District-Operated Schools

Re-posting a story from www.educationnext.org.

Dec 21, 2016

Two Sarasota County Charter Schools Reach Top Ten Rankings in Florida Based on “Niche” Website Rankings of State’s Top Public Middle Schools

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Salutes its Ranked Member Schools

Florida Charter School Champion Awards Honor Winners from Across the State

Nov 21, 2016

Florida Charter School Champion Awards Honor Winners from Across the State

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Honors Multiple Champions at State Conference

Nov 9, 2016

Two Florida Charter Schools Honored as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2016

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) congratulates both winning schools

Oct 19, 2016

Principals of Florida Charter Schools Win Florida TaxWatch Leadership Awards

Nine Winners of Principal Leadership Awards Include Three from Charter Schools

Oct 11, 2016

Sponsorship Packages Unveiled for 2016 Florida Charter School Champion Awards Celebration

Preferred Partners Can Showcase Their Commitment to Florida’s Charter Schools

Oct 3, 2016

Deadline Approaching for Nominations -- 2016 Charter School Champions Awards

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Drives Statewide Awards Program to Honor Multiple Champions

Sep 30, 2016

Florida Charter School Students Work to End Hunger

Statewide Public Charter Schools To Participate in Food Drive Benefiting Feeding Florida

Sep 9, 2016

2016 Florida Charter School Champion Awards Announced

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Drives Statewide Awards Program to Honor Multiple Champions

Sep 6, 2016

2017 Florida Legislative Agenda is Topic of Discussion at FCPCS Summit for District and Charter School Collaboration

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Brings Together Political Leaders and Representatives from Florida School Districts and Charter Schools for Day-long Workshop

Aug 29, 2016

Speaker-Designate of Florida House, Broward Superintendent of Schools Co-Chair 2016 FCPCS Summit for District and Charter School Collaboration

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Brings Together Representatives from Florida School Districts and Charter Schools

Aug 25, 2016

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Introduces Non-partisan Voting Information Website

November 8 General Election Follows August 30 Primary Election in Florida

Aug 17, 2016

State Releases Best and Brightest Scholarship Information

The Florida Legislature extended the Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship program into the 2016/17 school year, and added $5 million in funding to it. The program rewards qualified teachers with bonuses of $10,000 for their SAT and ACT scores.

Jul 29, 2016

Florida Tax Free Weekend 2016 – Florida Sales Tax Holiday 2016

Re-posting a story from www.freetaxweekend.com -- Florida Tax Free Weekend announced for August 2016.