Eagle Academy Public Charter School

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Eagle Academy Job Fair...MAY 6, 2017

EAGLE ACADEMY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL IS HIRING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS for the
2017-2018 school year. Come tour our campus, meet our school leadership and share your
experience with us at our Job Recruitment Fair on Saturday, May 6th from
9:00 am – 3:00 pm.
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"Did Your Father Die?" By John Woodrow Cox, Washington Post

"Eagle’s founders had opened the pre-k through third-grade public charter in 2012 because of the struggles in Congress Heights, not in spite of them. They knew what the growing body of research showed: Chronic exposure to violence could disrupt a child’s brain development and inflict profound mental and emotional damage. At Eagle, a place where so many of its students live in poverty that everyone gets three free meals a day, the staff doesn’t come to work just to teach lessons from books."
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We Can't Ignore the Mental Health of Our Students if We Want Them to Be Successful By Joe Smith

“Education is the key to success.” It’s a phrase we hear time and time again, repeated ad nauseam by educators, leaders and parents. From the beginning, we are taught that if we stay in school and earn good grades, we will have a shot at a life of achievement. Yet another part of that equation is often overlooked. If education is the “key” to success, what is the “key” to education? (READ MORE)
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STARTING EARLY, SOARING HIGH...

2016 VIDEO OF EAGLE ACADEMY PCS

At Eagle Academy Public Charter School, we are leading the way by building an innovative and complete education tailored for the whole child. Led by Founder and Executive Director Cassandra Pinkney and Chief Operating Officer Joe Smith, it’s our students, their parents and our staff who work day-in-day-out to support, develop and ensure a high quality education for each and every one of our students. We are so excited to share with you our new video to give you a peek at the vibrancy behind Eagle Academy’s daily activities, and the place so many of us call home.
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