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Charter Day School leader speaks about staff and salary disclosure

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videoYesterday state regulators told a local charter school company the information they submitted about employee salaries last month is incomplete. Today, a company leader responded publicly. Full story...
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State: Charter Day School salary submission incomplete

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videoState regulators say a local charter school company failed to meet the requirements for information it asked for two months ago. Full story...
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Deadline looms for charter schools to submit contract info

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Tomorrow is the deadline for charter schools to comply with a public record directive from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Full story...
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McCrory to leave charter school company transparency to NC School Board

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videoGov. Pat McCrory this summer demanded transparency for the way charter schools spend public money. A bill he signed today guarantees public access to some of that information, but lets companies that run the schools keep private other information about their spending. Full story...
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Douglass Academy meets enrollment numbers for upcoming school year

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videoState regulators say a Wilmington charter school should have enough students this fall. Douglass academy had until today to provide records showing they have at least 65 students. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Mitchell quits NC Charter School Advisory Board

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videoAmid controversy and a federal investigation, Roger Bacon Academy founder Baker Mitchell has resigned from the state's Charter School Advisory Board. Full story...
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Charter school company delays response to records request

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Charter Day School Inc. said Monday it needs more time "to determine the scope of response required" to requests from the StarNews for public information. The nonprofit, which oversees four charter schools in Southeastern North Carolina, had previously agreed to respond to the StarNews' requests on or before Monday, July 28. Full story...
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Legislature appears intent on protecting charter schools from sharing how they spend tax dollars

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videoThe N.C. House of Representatives today passed a charter school bill that includes a provision to shield individual employee salaries from the public. The bill, which was sent to a conference committee for further revisions, was approved 62-36. Full story...
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