School Choice & Charters A National Roundup

San Diego Board Approves Charters for Schools Required to Restructure

By Caroline Hendrie — March 08, 2005 1 min read

Four San Diego public schools required to restructure under the federal No Child Left Behind Act last week got the green light from the school board for charters that will let them operate separately from the district.

Three of the charter applications—two for middle schools and one for an elementary school—won unanimous approval from the five-member board. The fourth, for a middle school that already has charter status, was approved on a 4-1 vote.

The four schools are among eight in the district that are required to restructure this year under the federal law because of persistently subpar student achievement. School trustees were slated to hear proposals this week for the other schools, none of which is seeking charter status.

San Diego’s public schools enroll nearly 136,000 students, including the almost 10,000 students attending the city’s 24 charter schools.

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A version of this article appeared in the March 09, 2005 edition of Education Week

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