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When PUC Achieve Charter School opened in 2014, its location was no selling point. Three years later, the school and its backers are looking to make it into the cornerstone of an educational dynasty....

On Saturday, September 17, approximately 3,000 charter school families, staff members, and teachers attended a Rally in the Valley to celebrate charter school reform in that area. Almost 1,000 of those attending the event were from PUC....

On September 6th, hundreds of PUC Schools and PUC National staff members gathered at the Alex Theatre in Glendale for the annual PUC Kick-off for school year 2016-17. PUC Co-founders Dr. Jacqueline Elliot and Dr. Ref Rodriguez opened the event with a welcome, reflections on the past year, celebrations, challenges, and a vision for the coming year. This was followed by an afternoon of outstanding student performances that thrilled the attendees. Staff at PUC Achieve Charter School in Rochester, New York participated via webcast, and employees who have been with PUC for 10 and 15 years, received awards. Everybody left the...

      PUC’s annual CSUN week for sixth-graders: The near-disaster that turned into a blessing The first day of middle school can be a pretty nerve-racking experience for almost any kid. You don’t know anyone, you have no friends, you don’t know where your classes are, you don’t know your teachers, you don’t know the rules and you don’t know what is expected of you. But PUC Schools, an independent charter organization that operates 14 schools at LA Unified, has taken a different approach to the start of middle school aimed at calming those anxieties while also inspiring students to set...