October 2021 CSAB Highlights

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Charter Schools Advisory Board Highlights

October 11-12, 2021




Administrative Updates

CSAB meetings are streamed live every month on the DPI Youtube page

Meeting agendas are posted to Eboard approximately a week prior to each meeting. 


Next meeting is November 8-9th at the DPI Building in Raleigh. 


CSAB member lists, previous minutes, and other information is housed on the OCS web page

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Applications 2021 Cycle

October Applicants

The board approved Revitalize and Oak Hill's accelerated applications. Elaine Riddick was given a second round interview. Final accelerated recommendations will go to SBE in December 2021. Agape and IMPACT were not moved forward and The Phoenix Preparatory Academy received a second round interview to take place next month. All submitted 2021 charter applications are available here


October Requests 

North Raleigh's relinquishment was accepted by the board. Envision Science Academy's weighted lottery request was approved, as was Shining Rock Classical Academy's mission statement amendment. All requests will go forward to the State Board of Education in November. For questions about the amendment process, reach out to Ashley.Baquero@dpi.nc.gov. 


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Other Business 

  • Sallie B. Howard School of Arts and Science gave a wonderful presentation regarding its National Blue Ribbon award. 
  • NC Cyber Academy gave its quarterly update and presented promising academic data for its students. 

For questions regarding meeting logistics and agenda, please contact Ashley.Baquero@dpi.nc.gov. If your board/school has an innovative or exciting program you'd like to showcase, let us know! We are always happy to have schools present to the board.