MCSA News

Charter Schools Are Back in Session08-Aug-2016

This year marks the second year that charter schools have been in operation in Mississippi. Now, the..


Parents Show Support for Charter Schools27-Jul-2016

On July 27, over 45 parents, teachers, and administrators from RePublic Charter Schools and Midt..


Six Applications to Move Forward25-Sep-2014

The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board announced today that six groups which submitted appl..


Reimagine Prep's Website is Officially Launched29-Jul-2014

The website for Mississippi's first charter school officially launched on July 29th. Check out their..


Authorizer Board Releases RFP for Fall 201416-Jul-2014

The MS Charter School Authorizer Board releases a Request for Proposals for their second application..


MCSA Announces 2nd-Annual Statewide Conference29-Jun-2014

MCSA announces its 2014 summer conference for educators, reformers, and innovators in Mississipp..


Overwhelming Support for Charter Schools from Natchez Community24-May-2014

Public comments regarding Phoenix Early College Charter School in Natchez, MS, shows overwhelming su..


Public Hearings on Charter School Proposals Mostly Positive21-May-2014

The public hearings hosted by the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board were dominated by supp..


Townhalls for Public Comments in Columbus, Natchez, and Jackson12-May-2014

Anyone interested in providing public comment regarding the applications of the proposed charter..


Mississippi Charter School Authorizer seeks Executive Director06-May-2014

The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board is an independent, state agency with exclusive c..


Authorizer Board to review only three applications09-Apr-2014

After receiving twelve applications on March 14, the MS Charter School Authorizer Board today allowe..


What To Expect: the 2014 application cycle19-Mar-2014

Where can you find more information on what to expect for the first application cycle? Get to kn..


Charter Schools and Transformational Education17-Mar-2014

Erika Berry, Executive Director of the Mississippi Charter Schools Association, explains what role c..


Dozen applicants seeking to open a charter school in Mississippi.16-Mar-2014

Twelve groups have applied to open Mississippi's first charter schools. Read More. (http://www.c..


2 charter schools planned for Columbus27-Jan-2014

Another group interested in starting a charter school — this one to be located in Columbus..


30 hopefuls file papers to operate charter schools27-Jan-2014

Just days before the Wednesday deadline, only two educational organizations had filed letters of..


Dozens seek to open charter schools in Miss.27-Jan-2014

Dozens seek to open charter schools in Miss. (http://www.clarionledger.com/viewart/DB/20140123/NEWS0..


Founder of Nashville charter schools has plans for Jackson, too27-Jan-2014

Founder of Nashville charter schools has plans for Jackson, Too (http://www.clarionledger.com/articl..


Key deadline near for groups wanting to open a charter school27-Jan-2014

Key deadline near for groups wanting to open a charter school (http://www.clarionledger.com/article/..


Nashville Prep Defined by Academic Rigor27-Jan-2014

Nashville Prep Defined by Academic Rigor (http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20140114/NEWS01/30114..