Fulton County Schools' charter system status officially began on July
1, 2012. As a charter system, the district is well positioned to drive
system wide gains in student achievement by unleashing the innovative
energies of our local school leaders and their communities. It
is important to note that this designation does not make the school
system a system comprised of individual charter schools.
The Fulton Charter System website will continue to be a important
resource for timely updates and other announcements related to the
implementation phase, as well as more general information for each of
our school communities. We have also maintained all the documents
and resources shared during the two-year exploration process on this
have confirmed their participation in Cohort 2 of the charter system.
The list includes 18 elementary schools, 13 middle schools and 6 high
schools. These schools will begin implementation in the 2013-14 school year.
Cohort 2 schools are being
finalized. Check back here in a few weeks for the list of schools who
will begin their charter system planning in the 2013-14 school year.
Cohort 1 School Governance Council
members have completed their governance training requirement. Answers to
frequently asked questions from the training can be found in the SGC Guidance document.
Cohort 1 schools have elected their parent and teacher representatives to
their School Governance Councils. School employee and community member
representatives will be seated by the end of January 2013.
The Cohort 1 Implementation Home page was
launched to provide important information for Cohort 1 schools and to
highlight details about the upcoming governance council election
process, regulations, and immediate next steps.
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Your continued engagement and feedback is welcomed and encouraged.