Author Archives: Javier Pena

Congratulations, Mr. Kiernan, on being the December Bright Spot!

date January 22, 2018
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Members of the CSUSA Education Team visited Renaissance Charter School at Summit to recognize Matthew Kiernan as the December Bright Spots winner! Mr. Kiernan is a 7th Grade Civics teacher who has been at Summit […]

Hunter’s Creek student goes from rebel to role model

date December 20, 2017
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Fourteen-year-old Mia Freitas first came to Renaissance Charter School at Hunter’s Creek with an attitude problem. She came from a school where she would skip class and a home where she constantly argued with her […]

Congratulations to Mr. Schwartz for being the November Bright Spot!

date December 20, 2017
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On Monday, December 10th, Brandon Schwartz, a fifth-grade science teacher at Duval Charter School at Coastal, was awarded the CSUSA Bright Spots award for the month of November. Mr. Schwartz received the award based on […]

Mevers School of Excellence Hosts Dedication Ceremony

date December 4, 2017
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Mevers School of Excellence (MSE), the first public charter school in Berkeley County and CSUSA’s first school in South Carolina, held its dedication ceremony this past Nov. 3 in honor of the school’s successful opening […]

Coweta Charter Academy Outperforms County and State in CCRPI Results

date November 8, 2017
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School earned top score among all state charter schools in Georgia SENOIA, Ga (Nov. 6, 2017) – Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia increased its school scores by 11 percentage points and earned a four-star climate […]

Hollywood Academy of Arts and Science Students Shine in Art Competition

date November 3, 2017
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Four students’ work wins regional distinction, one wins first place in state competition. Hollywood, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2017) – Hollywood Academy of Arts and Science (HAAS) shined in the Art in the Capitol Competition, with […]

Charter School Parent Defends Louisiana Schools Amid Lawsuit

date August 29, 2017
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A lawsuit is currently underway in Louisiana that would threaten the charter schools of more than 13,000 students. A parent of one of these students, Christin White-Kaiser, wrote a letter to the New Orleans Advocate […]

Lake Charles College Prep Trailblazers Making Strides for 2017 School Year

date August 17, 2017
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KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Article Sheds Light on For-Profit Charter Schools

date August 11, 2017
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A recent article from the John Locke Foundation concluded that although there continues to be negative coverage against for-profit charter schools, the facts show a different story. Some of the more prevalent arguments, like for-profit […]

Magnolia School of Excellence K-5 Campus Has a New Principal

date August 10, 2017
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Veteran educator brings more than 22 years of academic experience SHREVEPORT, La (Aug. 10, 2017) – Magnolia School of Excellence K-5 campus has hired Kim Derrick as its new principal for the 2017-2018 school year. […]