The Children’s Guild District of Columbia Public Charter School received a five-year renewal of the school’s charter contract. The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted to renew the school’s charter at the board’s Dec. 16 meeting.
“We provide a personalized education for each of our students to help them learn, grow and become caring and committed citizens. To that end, we’re continually striving to make our school better for our students and families. We appreciate the school board’s recognition of our efforts,” said Kathy Lane, chief of educational services for The Children’s Guild Alliance, operator of The Children’s Guild D.C. Public Charter School.
The Children’s Guild D.C. Public Charter School uses the Transformation Education philosophy to prepare the accelerated learner, struggling learner and child with special needs for college, career and citizenship by developing critical thinking, creative problem-solving skills, self-discipline and a commitment to serving others. Established in 2015, the school serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
The Children’s Guild D.C. Public Charter School is an affiliate member of The Children’s Guild Alliance, a nonprofit organization serving children, families and child-serving organizations dedicated to transforming how America educates and cares for its children through education, behavioral health and national training and consultation services. Affiliates of The Children’s Guild Alliance include The Children’s Guild, Monarch Academy public charter and contract schools, The Academy for Working Students (TAWS), TranZed Apprenticeships, The Transformation Education Institute, National At-Risk Education Network (NAREN) and The National Children’s Guild Fund.