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MEDIA ADVISORY: Several Nashville Charter Schools Welcome Students Back Early

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  While most families across Nashville are still preparing for the start of school, students of several charter schools in Nashville will be getting a jump start on curbing their summer learning loss when their schools start a week early. Charter schools are public schools that are managed by independent, nonprofit organizations. The management structure allows for greater flexibility in the design of the instructional environment, including when the school year starts and ends. The first day of school for Metro Nashville Public Schools is Monday, August 7.

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July 31, 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...

TCSC
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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.

TCSC
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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...

TCSC
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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.

TCSC
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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.

TCSC
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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).

TCSC
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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.

TCSC
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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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