Charter Schools Get Blanket 'No' From State Board
Advocates for new charter schools urged the state Board of Education Wednesday to reconsider its blanket denial of all new applications, but the board did not budge.
New charter school proponents argued the board’s decision to put off any new approvals for at least three months jeopardizes the planned 2013 opening for several schools, as well as federal grant money to assist with startup costs.
Some chastised the board, saying they are ready to open next fall but face a daunting task if they have to wait until...
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