Today is the first day of National Charter Schools Week! Every year, National Charter Schools Week provides the chance to raise awareness about amazing Charter schools. Week-long celebrations honor the educators, families, leaders, and community members who are opening doors of opportunity through high-quality charter schools.
In Delaware, that includes:
- Academia Antonia Alonso
- Academy of Dover
- Campus Community School
- Charter School of Wilmington
- Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security
- Delaware Design-Lab High School
- Delaware Military Academy
- Early College High School @ DSU
- EastSide Charter School
- Family Foundations Academy
- First State Military Academy
- First State Montessori Academy
- Freire Charter School
- Gateway Lab School
- Great Oaks Charter School
- Kuumba Academy Charter School
- Las Americas Aspira Academy
- MOT Charter School
- Newark Charter School
- Odyssey Charter School
- Positive Outcomes Charter School
- Prestige Academy
- Providence Creek Academy
- Sussex Academy
- Thomas A. Edison Charter School
This week’s lineup includes:
Monday, May 1: 2017 Broad Prize Finalists Announced.
The $250,000 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools is awarded annually to the charter management organization (CMO) that has the best academic outcomes, particularly for low-income students and students of color. This year’s three finalists have been chosen from among 39 of the country’s largest CMOs by a review board of national education experts, including former Education Secretary John King.
Tuesday, May 2: Briefing on Capitol Hill Brings Together Top Education Experts.
“Charter Public Schools: Providing Educational, Economic, and Community Development in Urban America” will explore how charter schools can help support educational achievement and community centered development in urban areas.
Wednesday, May 3: Charter Champions Event Honors Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials.
Following the decade-long tradition, 19 leaders from all levels and branches of government will be recognized for their efforts to provide better educational options for the families they represent.
Thursday, May 4: Charter School Hall of Fame Inductees Announced.
The Charter School Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and organizations for their innovation, long-term commitment, and pioneering efforts in the growth of charter schools. The three 2017 honorees will join 32 esteemed inductees since the Hall of Fame’s inception in 2007.
Friday, May 5: College Signing Day Celebrates Accomplishments of Graduating Students.
Charter schools across the country will join the Reach Higher initiative in celebrating the accomplishments of local students and their commitment to higher education. Look for #CharterSchoolsWeek #CollegeSigningDay and #ReachHigher on social media.
To learn more about National Charter Schools Week, click here.
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