5 Things Everyone in Maryland Should Know About Public Charter Schools as Maryland Celebrates National Charter Schools Week

Parents, students, and teachers across Maryland will celebrate National Charter Schools Week May 6-12. It's a Fact: All Charter Schools are public schools - open to all students, Charter schools build partnerships between parents, teachers and students to boost academic achievement, and, as public schools, charters never charge tuition. Maryland offers 46 public charter schools, educating nearly 15,000 children. - May 04, 2012

Maryland Charter Schools Celebrate National Charter School Week May 2-6, 2011

In recognition of National Charter School Week, May 2-6, Governor O’Malley has proclaimed this week Maryland Charter School Week. Across the state, many Maryland Charter Schools will open their doors on Friday, May 6, 2011 from 9-10 am for visiting. In addition, the Maryland State Department of Education will host a display in their main lobby during the week, spotlighting several charter schools. - May 04, 2011

8th Annual Maryland Charter School Conference Held April 8, 2011 at the Tremont Grand in Baltimore

Maryland Charter School Network (MCSN) welcomes two education reform leaders- Steve Barr and Dr. Andres Alonso as featured speakers at the Maryland Charter School conference. The Conference will be held at the Tremont Grand in Baltimore on April 8, 2011. - March 05, 2011

7th Annual Maryland Charter School Conference

The 7th Annual Maryland Charter School Conference will be held on Friday, April 30th, 2010 at the Holiday Inn-BWI Airport, (890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, Maryland). This conference is an occasion to celebrate charter school achievements, to share best practices and to network. It is an... - March 12, 2010

Baltimore City Schools Report Finds Charter Schools More Diverse and More Popular with Parents

A report by Baltimore City Schools studying the impact and progress of Baltimore City's growing charter school movement shows that charters are more diverse in terms of race and socio-economic background than the city's traditional public schools. As evidenced in the Baltimore City Report on Charter Schools, city charter schools are providing a valuable choice option for parents, students and teachers. - May 02, 2009

Maryland Charter Schools Celebrate National Charter School Week May 3-8, 2009

It has been more than 4 years since the first charter schools opened their doors in Maryland. Charter schools, their successes, and their contributions to children, families and communities will be celebrated this year during National Charter School Week from May 3-May 8, 2009. Some basic... - April 23, 2009

Maryland Charter School Founders’ Manual, Third Edition Released

Maryland Charter School Network releases Third Edition of the Maryland Charter School Founders' Manual. The manual covers the basics of opening a charter school in Maryland. - April 11, 2009

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