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UCS Awarded 5-year Education Grant

UCS Awarded 5-year Education Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2018 CONTACT: Blair Taylor Shelby: University Charter School Awarded 5-year Education Grant    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) praised the U.S. Department of Education’s award of $483,880, as a part of a larger amount over a five year period, to the University of West Alabama’s University Charter School (UCS)…

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University Charter School Opens Doors to Nearly 300

University Charter School Opens Doors to Nearly 300

University Charter School opens doors to nearly 300 School focuses on relationships, community empowerment through innovative education LIVINGSTON, Ala.—Sumter County is making national headlines with the opening of its new University Charter School, which is the first rural charter school in Alabama. The commentary ranges from rave reviews of the innovative model the school creates…

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UCS Founding Day

UCS Founding Day

University Charter School officially opens today. We look forward to seeing all of our students and families on this historical day!

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UCS receives gift

UCS receives gift

University Charter School has just been selected for a $150k contribution from the Daniel Foundation of Alabama to support the newly-established charter school. This is the largest single monetary contribution to the school to date. The generous contribution from the Daniel Foundation will be used for start-up technology needs and curriculum components throughout the planning…

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UCS Welcomes Cameron

UCS Welcomes Cameron

University Charter School welcomes John W. Cameron as founding principal Cameron brings 23 years of experience in educational leadership to Sumter County LIVINGSTON, Ala.—The Board of Directors for Sumter County’s new University Charter School has announced the hiring of its founding principal, John W. Cameron, Jr. His career in education has included all levels of…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#Friday Facts: Understanding the funding of UCS At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community understands our mission, model, and motives.  We view…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#FridayFacts: Understanding the relationship between UWA/University Charter School At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, we will be beginning a series called #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#FridayFacts: What makes University Charter School unique At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, we will be beginning a series called #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community understands…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#FridayFacts: An Intro to University Charter School At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, we will be beginning a series called #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community understands…

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UCS Charter Signing

UCS Charter Signing

Photo: University Charter School signed its official charter on Thursday, Oct. 26, marking the beginning of a five-year contract with its authorizer, the Alabama Public Charter School Commission. Pictured left to right at the charter signing ceremony are University of West Alabama President Ken Tucker, University Charter School Board President Micky Smith, APCSC Chairman Mac…

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