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Sep 20, 2012

Response to Mr. Mayo’s column

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

Local High School Uses Technology, Social Media And Traditional Classroom Lessons To Give Students An Edge

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

Charter school for black boys a hit with parents

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

Florida Tops The Nation In Hispanic Graduation Rates

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

South Florida Charter High Schools Ranked Among Best In The Country

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

Successful Charter Schools Featured On Videos

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

New report reveals charter school success

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

Successful charter schools that incubate new schools are models of excellence

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.

Apr 10, 2012

Charter School Students Excel Across the Board

Mar 27, 2012

Somerset Academy Davie Recognized Among Top Schools In Florida

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