N.J. Charter Schools Denied Approval
Founders of the new Compass Academy Charter School in Vineland hope a clerical error won’t prevent them from opening in September.
The state Department of Education announced Monday that nine new charter schools had final approval to open in September. Thirteen schools were granted a one-year extension for planning and 10 were denied final approval for failure to demonstrate sufficient progress.
Both the Vineland school and the Atlantic City Community Charter School in Atlantic City were given one-year extensions. The Atlantic City School has been largely dormant, but the Vineland school began actively recruiting students as soon as founders received the...
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