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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

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

State won't renew charter for Carrboro's PACE Academy

Feb 6, 2014 • Durham Herald Sun
If neither school successfully appeals the decision, they will become the fifth and sixth schools to lose their charters since North Carolina began granting them in 1997. Medley said there have been 48 charters granted since 1997, ... The loss of PACE ... More

Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools top the grading charts

Feb 5, 2015 • Durham Herald Sun
Seventeen of 18 schools the in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools received As or Bs in the state report cards issued Thursday by the North Carolina State Board of Education. The one school to receive a C in in the district was Frank Porter Graham ... 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

National Signing Day: State colleges football signees

Feb 4, 2015 • Fredericksburg.com
Trai Sharp RB 5–9, 195 Chapel Hill, N.C. (Carrboro HS). Riley Stapleton WR 6–5, 210 Indiana, Pa. HS. Dominique Taylor Jr. WR ... Kevin Johnson QB 6–0, 180 Atlanta (Pace Academy). Micah Keels DB 6–2, 170 Washington (Fork Union Military Academy). 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

Will PACE Academy Make The Grade? Charter Serving Special Needs Kids ...

Jan 21, 2014 • WUNC
But Joel Medley, director of the state's Office of Charter Schools, argues the school simply did not meet the mission of the advisory board, which is working to ensure the existence of high quality charter schools in North Carolina. “Every charter ... More

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