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Nov 8, 2017

Parkland to consider its first charter school

Re-posting a story from the Sun-Sentinel.

Nov 7, 2017

Pembroke Pines upgrading security at its 5 charter schools

Re-posting a story from the Sun-Sentinel.

Nov 1, 2017

Proposal calls for alternate charter school authorizer in Florida

Re-posting a story from the Tampa Bay Times.

Oct 24, 2017 Designates Imagine Chancellor Charter School as a 2017 National School of Character

Each year, and its state affiliates select schools and districts that demonstrate a dedicated focus on character development programs and a positive impact on academic achievement, student behavior, school climate and their communities.

Oct 10, 2017

“Charter School Awareness Day” in Florida is set for Tuesday, Oct. 17; Students, Parents, Supporters, Teachers, Administrators are Urged to Participate

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) proclaims “Charter School Awareness Day.”

Oct 6, 2017

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Urges Member Schools to Embrace and Enroll Students from Puerto Rico Displaced by Hurricane Maria

FCPCS also endorses efforts by Gov. Scott to provide resources to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

Oct 4, 2017

Building Hope and its “Florida Charter School Recovery Fund” Applauded for Helping Florida’s Charter Schools with Damage from Hurricane Irma

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) thanks Building Hope for providing free damage assessments of school properties.

Sep 6, 2017

2017 Florida Charter School Champions Awards Announced

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Drives Statewide Awards Program to Honor Multiple Champions

Aug 23, 2017

Legislature’s education reforms open door to opportunities

Re-posting an op-ed column from the Sun-Sentinel.

Aug 16, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Re-posting a blog post from Education Post, a nonprofit, nonpartisan communications organization dedicated to building support for student-focused improvements in public education.

Aug 8, 2017

Application for Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Download the application for the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, a federally funded program intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue the teaching profession.

Jun 21, 2017

5 ways technology can support educators in an environment of expanding school choice

Re-posting a story from -- Taking a mixed bag of opinions into consideration, here's how edtech can support educators amid school choice.

Jun 15, 2017

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools Applauds Gov. Rick Scott For Signing H.B. 7069 and Increasing Educational Opportunities for Florida Students

Increased state money and equitable funding requirements to boost Florida’s charter school movement

May 24, 2017

Urgent memo to Gov. Scott: Sign HB 7069, grow charter schools

Re-posting an op ed column from the Orlando Sentinel.

May 18, 2017

Florida education bill a win for students in 'charter public schools'

Re-posting an op ed column from South Florida Sun-Sentinel -- Education Bill could be a game-changer for Florida students

May 17, 2017

Jason Fischer: Our kids deserve hope

Re-posting an op ed post from -- Jason Fischer: Our kids deserve hope

May 4, 2017

Florida Charter School Students Again Work to End Hunger

Statewide Public Charter Schools Participate in Food Drive Benefiting Feeding Florida

Apr 14, 2017

State Report Shines Positive Light on Florida Charter School Student Performance For Overall Achievement and Learning Gains Compared to All Florida Students

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Salutes Success of Florida’s Charter Schools

Mar 22, 2017

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases 8th Annual State Charter School Laws Rankings

The top 10 states on the 2017 ranking are Indiana, Alabama, Minnesota, Washington, Colorado, New York, Maine, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi.


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