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