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NC Board of Education unanimously votes not to renew Carrboro charter

Feb 6, 2014 • News & Observer
PACE Academy math teacher Jamie Smith, left, gets sophomore student Pablo Leyva Cortes (cq), right, to think before answering during an Algebra I review. PACE Academy, a charter school at 308 W. NC 54 in Carrboro, NC hosts 169 ... Chapel Hill-Carborro ... More

PACE Academy has charter renewed

Jul 23, 2014 • The Daily Tar Heel
PACE Academy has charter renewed. By Zoe Schaver ... As of June 27, the N.C. State Board of Education agreed to renew PACE's charter for another three years — three days before the school's doors were set to close permanently. "I think the most ... More

PACE Academy charter school could close because of noncompliance; parents ...

Dec 18, 2013 • The Independent Weekly
Advisory board members cited "a pattern of noncompliance issues, financial concerns, declining student enrollment and low academic performance" for their decision, said Joel Medley, director of the state's Office of Charter Schools, a division of the N ... More

Local Leaders Rally To Keep PACE Academy Open

Jan 19, 2014 • Chapelboro.com
CARRBORO- Lisa Gangarosa is the mother of a ninth grader at PACE Academy. She says her family ... This December, the state's Charter School Advisory Board recommended to the North Carolina Board of Education that PACE not have its charter renewed ... More

PACE Academy works on compliance issues

Aug 19, 2014 • The Daily Tar Heel
These requirements are listed in a settlement agreement between PACE and the Board of Education, which stipulates that PACE must also consistently provide the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction with details from its board meetings in order ... More

Carrboro charter school renewed, 3 days before scheduled expiration

Jun 27, 2014 • News & Observer
“We're extremely excited as a school and community that we've been given a second chance (and the) ability to continue serving the students from Chapel Hill and Durham areas,” PACE Academy principal Rhonda Franklin said. “It's been a difficult six or ... More

State looking into PACE's involvement with basketball program

Feb 1, 2014 • Chapel Hill News
CARRBORO — The N.C. Office of Charter Schools is looking into a struggling charter school's involvement with a for-profit club basketball team whose coach says is just trying to help student-athletes “get to the next level.” Director of the Office of ... More

Durham businesses show students a changing manufacturing landscape

Oct 3, 2014 • Durham Herald Sun
Parata, which makes pharmacy technology solutions, hosted students from PACE Academy in Carrboro. And General Electric's Aviation facility hosted students from several schools including Cedar Ridge High School and North Carolina State University. More

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