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Charter Schools

Parents, staff fighting to save small charter school

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videoOne Columbus County charter school is fighting for its life this week against the state boards of charter schools and education. Full story...
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State renews CDS charter 10 years

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Leland's Charter Day School will keep running for at least 10 more years after the State Board of Education today unanimously approved renewing the school's charter. Full story...
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Audit: Failed NC charter school mismanaged taxpayer funds

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North Carolina's state auditor says a failed Kinston charter school got nearly $700,000 in taxpayer funds in 2013 despite years of financial mismanagement and inflated expected student enrollment to get more than it was due. State auditors said Wednesday they looked into the finances of Kinston Charter Academy after it closed in September 2013. Full story...
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CDS breaks ground for fourth charter school

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video The fourth Charter School by Baker Mitchell's Charter Day School Inc. had its groundbreaking Friday afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Charter school founder speaks about schools, lawsuit

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videoThe president of Roger Bacon Academy speaks out about the charter school system. Full story...
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Charter school founder sues former superintendent

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video The founder of the Roger Bacon Academy Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the recently-ousted head of the Brunswick County Schools. Full story...
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NC school board looks at virtual charter schools

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North Carolina's statewide school board could decide next month whether it's time to launch the state's first online charter schools run by companies and depending heavily on parents or other adults to guide students. Full story...
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UPDATE: StarNews moves lawsuit against charter school group

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videoThe StarNews says it has not ended its lawsuit against a charter school group that operates four charter schools in the area. Full story...
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Sanctions removed against Charter Day School, Inc., after salary info submitted to state

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videoA Leland-based charter school company is again in compliance with state regulators after its management company turned over salary information about its employees who work in the school. Full story...
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