Notice of Petition to Amend Charter: Charter Reviews - Multiple Schools
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SUMMARY: The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) announces an opportunity for the public to submit comments on the DC public charter schools listed below, which are up for a charter review on Monday, December 16, 2019. Pending DC PCSB staff’s analysis, the Board may elect to do one of the following for each school: 1) Continue the school’s charter without conditions, 2) Conditionally continue the school’s charter by imposing annual or interim targets it must meet, or 3) Commence charter revocation proceedings.
- IDEA Public Charter School:
IDEA PCS is up for its 20-Year charter review. The school currently operates a single campus in Ward 7 where it serves students in grades 9-12. Its mission is to “to prepare students with the academic, social, leadership and occupational skills for post-secondary opportunities and to be responsible citizens who contribute to the community.”
- Kingsman Academy Public Charter School:
Kingsman Academy PCS is up for its 5-Year charter review. The school currently operates a single campus in Ward 6 where it serves students in grades 6-12. Its mission is to “provide an individualized and rigorous education in a supportive environment to prepare scholars for post-secondary success and responsible citizenship.”
- Monument Academy Public Charter School:
Monument Academy PCS is up for its 5-Year charter review. The school currently operates a single campus in Ward 6 where it serves students in grades 6-8. Its mission is “to provide students, particularly those who have had or might have contact with the foster care system, with the requisite academic, social, emotional, and life skills to be successful in college, career, and community, and to create an outstanding school that attracts, supports, and retains exceptional and caring staff.”
- The Children’s Guild DC Public Charter School:
The Children’s Guild PCS is up for its 5-Year charter review. The school currently operates a single campus in Ward 5 educating grades K-8. The school’s mission is “to use the philosophy of Transformation Education to prepare special needs and general education students for college, career readiness, and citizenship in their community by developing in them critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, self-discipline and a commitment to serve a cause larger than themselves.”
Pursuant to the School Reform Act, D.C. Code 38-1802 et seq., the DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) is required to review each DC charter school’s performance at least once every five years.
- Comments must be submitted on or before December 16, 2019.
- Vote will be held on December 16, 2019, at 6:30 pm. For location, please check www.dcpcsb.org.