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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.

Jun 16, 2016

New Report Recommends Reforms to Address Significant Underperformance by Full-Time Virtual Charter Public Schools

National Alliance, 50CAN and NACSA propose specific policy recommendations for states to rein in poor practices in full-time virtual charter public school movement

Jun 13, 2016

The Evolution of the 'Chartered School'

Re-posting a story from Education Week -- 25 years on, the movement has expanded, shifted, and evolved

Jun 9, 2016

Education Week Releases Special Report on Technology in American K-12 Classrooms

New research reveals teachers' confidence levels in ed tech, how technology is used in the classroom, and the decision-making behind tech products

Jun 9, 2016

National Alliance Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee for Strong Support of Charter Public Schools

Washington, D.C. – The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools president and CEO Nina Rees released the following statement today in response to the Senate Appropriations Committee passage of the FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (Labor-HHS) that includes an increase of $10 million for the Charter Schools Program for FY 2017:

May 19, 2016

Charters, Sarasota schools finding success

Re-posting a story from WTSP-10 (CBS) Tampa -- We often hear about the charter schools that that fail but what about the ones that succeed?

May 2, 2016

Science-Focused Florida Charter School Ranks Among Nation’s “Most Challenging” High Schools

Orlando Science Charter School is a Member of Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS)

May 2, 2016

Florida Public Charter Schools Celebrate National Charter Schools Week

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Touts Participation by Member Schools

Apr 8, 2016

Study: Florida's Charter School Grads Earn More

Re-posting a story from U.S. News & World Report -- Charter high schools graduates more likely to graduate, go to college, stay in college and earn more.