BCSB Newsletters

November 29, 2021 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

Study reveals significant charter school growth against backdrop of pandemic - The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools recently released a new report based on a study of school enrollment nationwide. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment in public schools “fell by its largest margin in at least two decades” from 2019-2020 to 2020-2021.

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December 13, 2021 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES $750 MILLION FOR CHARTER EXPANSION - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he will contribute $750 million in funding to open new, high-quality charter schools with leadership and staff members that reflect students’ diversity – and to help existing charter schools grow -- in an opinion editorial published by The Wall Street Journal on December 2.

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December 27, 2021 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

NPR ASKS: WHERE ARE THE STUDENTS? As reported in Buckeye Charter School Boards’ Nov. 29 newsletter, charter schools across the nation and here in Ohio have experienced significant growth in enrollment – as traditional public-school enrollment has declined – against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >>

January 10, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - BCSB’s Winter Series Board Development sessions are set for January
20, February 17 and March 17, from 9 to 10 a.m. via Zoom. The January session will focus on practical ways to support charter school leaders and staff, retaining those currently on the job. Invite your school leaders and EMO representatives to join you in this powerful one-hour session. Watch for more details on this opportunity to stabilize your school in these challenging times! Read more >>

January 24, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

MAKE NOTE OF BCSB BOARD DEVELOPMENT SERIES SCHEDULE CHANGES! - Dates and times for Buckeye Charter School Boards’ upcoming Winter Series Board Development sessions for board members and school leaders/administrators have changed and are now scheduled for Read more >>

February 7, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

“THE BOARD DOCTOR” SHARES KEY TO AVOIDING CHARTER SCHOOL CLOSURES - The second session of BCSB’s dynamic Winter Board Development Series – scheduled for February 17 from noon to 1 p.m. – will feature nationally recognized charter school expert Dr. Brian L. Carpenter, author of Charter School Board University and his recently published book, Save Your Ship!: How to Protect Your Charter
School Through Systematic Risk Management. Read more >>

February 21, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

“THE BOARD DOCTOR” SHARES INSIGHTS AIMED AT PREVENTING CHARTER SCHOOL CLOSURES - Buckeye Charter Schools Board (BCSB) welcomed nationally recognized charter school expert Dr. Brian L. Carpenter as a guest speaker at the second session of its dynamic Winter Board Development Series delivered via Zoom to charter school board members from across the Buckeye State. Read more >>

March 21, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

EXPERTS SHARE INSIGHTS ON CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD STRATEGIC PLANNING - Buckeye Charter School Boards (BCSB) hosted the last session of its three-part Winter Board Development Series featuring Dr. Brian L. Carpenter, aka “the board doctor,” and National Charter Schools Institute (NCSI) Vice President for Leadership and Learning Mark J. Weinberg, who shared their insights on charter school board strategic planning. Read more>>

May, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

MUCH WORK TO BE DONE! Recently a college student asked me if I would consent to be interviewed as he would like quotes from me included in an assignment he was working on. I consented and during the interview I asked him what the actual assignment was. Read more>>

June, 2022 - by: Buckeye Charter School Boards, Inc.

Ohio ranks 22nd overall as the best state for teachers to work in Recent research by Scholaroo uncovered interesting teacher stats including 2022’s Best & Worst States for Teachers Rankings Read more>>