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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:06pm.READ MORE:
Gov. 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...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 3:54pm.READ MORE:
State 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...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:53am.READ MORE:
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Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 11:58pm.READ MORE:
An area charter school company has released more public information we requested, but they are still not giving us everything we've asked for. Charter Day School, Inc., Which oversees Charter Day School in Leland, Columbus Charter School in Whiteville and Douglass Academy in Wilmington, released the schools' budgets to us, but they still won't say what administrators make. Full story...
Roger Bacon Academy/Charter Day School releases staff salaries, still breaking law withholding administrator infoSubmitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:36am.READ MORE:
The company behind several area charter schools has finally released information about staff salaries requested by several media outlets including WWAY, but still has not released information about administrator pay. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:59am.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 11:57pm.READ MORE:
More than six weeks after WWAY requested information regarding faculty and staff salaries, the non-profit behind a group of area charter schools has responded to public information requests from WWAY and other area media outlets, but the response still leaves questions about how money is spent. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:21pm.READ MORE:
Douglass Academy does not have enough students according to state law, but that is not stopping them from teaching, at least for now. Today the NC Board of Eeducation met in Pembroke to discuss the next steps for the charter school. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 5:24pm.READ MORE:
Douglass Academy's doors will remain open for now, despite not having enough students. The Office of Charter Schools voted to suggest to the State Board to waive this year's enrollment numbers. Full story...
FIRST ON 3: Baker Mitchell's Douglass Academy in violation of state charter school law; Could lose charterSubmitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:59am.READ MORE:
We have uncovered a letter from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction that states that Downtown Wilmington charter school Douglass Academy is currently under Governance Cautionary Status with the state and could face losing its charter. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 7:32pm.READ MORE:
Baker Mitchell, the founder of Roger Bacon Academy in Leland, is facing some challenges. He is under federal investigation. Full story...