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2018 Charter Champion Awards Honors Education Changemakers

Nashville, Tenn. – During the inaugural Tennessee Charter Schools Conference, the Tennessee Charter School Center (TCSC) recognized five distinguished education leaders and organizations that are catalysts in the classroom and within their communities. 

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July 25, 2018
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TCSC Hosts Inaugural Tennessee Charter Schools Conference

Nashville, Tenn. – For the first time ever, charter school leaders, teachers, board members, elected officials, and fellow education advocates have an opportunity to convene in one place during the inaugural Tennessee Charter Schools Conference hosted by the Tennessee Charter School Center (TCSC).

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July 24, 2018
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Tennessee Celebrates National Charter Schools Week & 15 Years of Innovation

Nashville, Tenn. - Tennessee is joining states across the country in celebrating National Charter Schools Week, May 7-11, and also seizing the opportunity to commemorate 15 years since the state opened its doors to public charter schools.

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May 07, 2018
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TCSC Releases 2018 Charter School Report, Hosts Student Success Forum

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Charter School Center (TCSC) today released its 2018 Impact Report, which provides an overview of the Tennessee charter school movement and highlights ways charters are promoting excellence and innovation in K-12 education. TCSC CEO Maya Bugg highlighted the report during a Student Success Forum held at Cordell Hull earlier today that featured presentations from leaders of high-performing charter schools.

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February 28, 2018
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TCSC STATEMENT: CEO Maya Bugg on Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Education

The following statement is issued by Maya Bugg, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Charter School Center (TCSC), in advance of the 2018 gubernatorial candidate forum on education...

 

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January 23, 2018
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More Equitable Funding and Finance Opportunities Coming for Tennessee Charter Schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn.The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and the Tennessee Charter School Center (TCSC) announced they have received an $8 million award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program to expand high quality educational opportunities in Tennessee.  

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November 02, 2017
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Nashville Charter Schools Shine Bright on Academic Progress

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Education released their annual Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results, which measures the impact schools and teachers have on their students' academic growth and progress year over year. Among the results, Metro Nashville public charter middle and high schools stood out with 17 out of 21 receiving a Level 5 composite growth score – the highest growth score possible. 

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September 21, 2017
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TCSC STATEMENT: Re: State Board Decision on GreenDot, Rocketship & Pathways in Education

The following statement is issued by Maya Bugg, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Charter School Center, in response to the State Board of Education’s Charter Appeal decisions...

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October 14, 2016
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TCSC Applauds SCS Board Adoption of Charter Compact

The Tennessee Charter School Center applauds the Shelby County School Board of Education for adopting the District/Charter Compact for Quality Schools, a collaborative agreement among local education leaders to improve the quality of education across the Shelby County Schools system.

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June 20, 2016
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TCSC STATEMENT: Re: SCS School Closures

The following statement issued was by Maya Bugg, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Charter School Center, in response to the Shelby County Schools announced closure of three Memphis charter schools...

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April 27, 2016
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Have Your Registered for the 2016 National Charter Schools Conference?

This Year’s Conference Is Not One to Miss! The National Charter Schools Conference, to be held in Nashville June 26th – June 29th.

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April 14, 2016
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New Report Shows Tennessee Charter Schools Are Growing & Succeeding

A new report from the Tennessee Charter School Center shows Tennessee’s public charter school sector is strong and growing– in number, quality, the diversity of academic offerings, and in student enrollment and impact.

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February 14, 2016
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Tennessee Charter Schools Take the Prize

Each year, Tennessee’s State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) awards the SCORE Prize to the schools and school districts in Tennessee that are leaders in student learning. The Tennessee Charter School Center is proud to spotlight two charter school recipients of the 5th annual SCORE Prize, New Vision Academy and The Soulsville Charter School (TSCS).

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January 01, 2016
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TCSC STATEMENT: KIPP Nashville Charter School Appeals Decision

“We applaud today’s decision by the State Board of Education to approve the appeals and to move forward in opening two new KIPP public charter schools in Nashville..."

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October 13, 2015
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New Report for Parents Regarding Special Education Services in Tennessee Charter Schools

Together with the Tennessee Department of Education, the Tennessee Charter School Center has released a new report titled Special Education in Tennessee Charter Schools. This report was created by members of a task force called together by the Tennessee Charter School Center and comprised of representatives from charter schools, school districts, the Tennessee Department of Education, and local governments across the state.

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September 21, 2015
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TCSC Names Maya Bugg as New Chief Executive Officer

The Tennessee Charter School Center announced today that Maya Bugg, an experienced education leader in the state, will soon join the Center as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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September 09, 2015
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