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Charter Review Board Approves Two New Movement Schools

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North Carolina’s Charter Schools Review Board yesterday approved two new charter applicants from the Movement Schools network. The new public charter schools will serve economically disadvantaged students in grades K-5 in the Greensboro and Gastonia areas. Both schools are expected to open in 2025.

CSRB members voted unanimously to give the schools the go-ahead to open.

‘World-class academics and virtues’ for families lacking education options

Movement Schools is a mission-driven charter network, affirming a commitment to “teaching world-class academics and virtues in areas where families have historically lacked access to education options.” Movement currently operates charter campuses in Atlanta, Charleston, and in multiple Charlotte-area locations. The network expects to expand to other locations in the Southeast, with 10 N.C. schools planned by 2028.

Photo credit: Movement Schools.

Both new North Carolina schools will offer families full bus transportation and lunch, a tuition-free Pre-K program, and trauma-informed support.

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