Category: Charter Schools In The News

Seeing Charter School Students Through College Graduation

About 15 years ago, charter school leaders decided to up the ante from seeing students through high school graduation and into a four-year college to seeing them all the way through college graduation. Data shows that their efforts have paid off. Now charter school students are graduating from college at a rate of 3-5 times the national average, which in recent years has been at a rate of 59% for first-time,…

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Charter School Facilities Funds Help to Acquire First Facility in NC

Charter School Capital, the nation’s leading provider of growth capital and charter school facilities funds to charter schools, announced today that its facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has purchased the building located at 600 Tommy’s Road in Goldsboro, N.C., from American Charter Development for $9.2 million. Funded earlier this summer, the acquisition provides a long…

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Charter School Capital Acquires Two Charter School Facilities in Florida

Charter School Capital’s facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has acquired two Florida charter school facilities for $30.5 million from ESJ Capital Partners and MG3 Developer Group. The charter schools operating in the two facilities are Renaissance Charter School at University in Tamarac, Fla. and Kid’s Community College Southeast Riverview in Riverview, Fla. The Renaissance…

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nprEd: Just What IS a Charter School Anyway?

NPR’s education news site, nprEd , recently posted an article giving a rundown on charter schools, namely what ARE they and how are they different from other private and public schools? Despite ever-growing numbers of charter schools in the country (3.1 million students currently enrolled in charter schools across 43 states), most Americans have no idea how…

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