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Examining Tennessee’s Landscape of Charter Schools
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Aug 2, 10:29 AM:

The Tennessee Nature Academy’s supporters gathered for a party following the July 25 meeting of the Metro Nashville Public Schools board. Sure, their charter application had been rejected by a board vote of 5-4, but this was just >

In new school year, some Indianapolis charter schools grow
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Aug 2, 10:25 AM:
Since opening its first Englewood campus in 2017, Purdue Polytechnic has grown from just 140 freshmen to over 600 students on that campus alone, Executive Director Scott Bess said. The north campus at Broad Ripple High School, >
Vallejo, Richmond charter school workers form rare union with IWW
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Jul 28, 10:17 AM:

A charter school network with schools in both Vallejo and Richmond recognized a new union of faculty and support staff earlier this year, one of few charter schools to form a union in California and the first in the U.S. to be >

Pitbull’s SLAM charter school opens next month in Tempe
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Jul 28, 10:14 AM:

SLAM Arizona is a tuition-free, public charter school that will begin by offering grades kindergarten through 5th grade. After that it will change to grades K-12.

The Benefits of Charter Schools
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Jul 28, 9:53 AM:

Charter schools are completely unique in their approach to education, and they are significantly more beneficial to children than public or private schools.

Pointers look to open public charter school
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Jul 28, 9:47 AM:

A group of local residents is making plans to open a public charter school in the area in time for the 2023-24 school year.

Harmony Public Schools Offering Virtual Option For K-12
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Jul 27, 8:17 AM:

Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option to DFW students in kindergarten through Grade 12 when the 2022-23 school year begins in August.

One charter school wins Memphis school board approval
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Jul 27, 8:09 AM:

The Memphis-Shelby County Schools board on Tuesday approved just one of four charter school applications for the 2023-24 school year.

Students from Brass City Charter School shadows health care professionals at St. Mary’s
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Jul 27, 8:07 AM:

A group of students are seeing the operations at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.

The students were shadowing all kinds of health care workers and are seeing demonstrations first-hand.

Supporting teachers, new charter school on Metro school board agenda
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Jul 26, 8:54 AM:

Metro Nashville’s school board will join others in standing up for public school teachers. Board members will vote on a resolution during a special-called meeting Monday to let teachers know they’re supported.

School choice debate in Alabama continues ahead of school year
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Jul 26, 8:51 AM:

As Tennessee becomes the latest state to implement a school voucher program, some state officials say it’s time for Alabama to do the same. LEAD Academy in Montgomery is one of Alabama’s 13 charter schools set to open its doors >

Education notebook: Edge grants, charter school meeting, school supplies and more
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Jul 25, 10:08 AM:

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is awarding $8.4 million in Edge grants to 87 schools across 32 districts to enhance school improvement programs, it announced Tuesday.

The fallout over Hillsdale College, charter schools and Tennessee school districts, explained.
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Jul 25, 10:04 AM:

Three proposed charter schools sponsored by Hillsdale-affiliated charter management organization, American Classical Education, were rejected by Tennessee school boards.

Founders Classical Academy wants to operate in Williamson County: ‘We’re not Hillsdale’
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Jul 22, 10:33 AM:

A spokesperson for ResponsiveEd, the charter management organization for Founders Classical Academy, said the partnership between its company and Hillsdale College ended in mid-2021.

Autism-focused charter school expands to West Valley
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Jul 22, 10:31 AM:

The Arizona Autism Charter School celebrated the grand opening of its Peoria campus Thursday. The school officially opens its doors on Aug. 1.

State shutdown of Newark charter school leaves families in financial lurch
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Jul 22, 10:26 AM:

The recent state closure of University Heights Charter School, a network of three Newark schools that enrolled about 600 students, upended short- and long-term plans for hundreds of families.

Epic Charter School board leader to resign
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Jul 22, 10:22 AM:

Paul Campbell said he is stepping down from the volunteer position on Friday to dedicate more time to family, his business and another charter school he leads, The Academy of Seminole.

First charter school in St. Tammany, for students with dyslexia, prepares to open next month
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Jul 21, 7:48 AM:

Operated by LKA Baton Rouge, which is entering into its ninth year, the school for dyslexic students will open its doors at a new location near the intersection of U.S 190 and North Collins Boulevard in Covington on Aug. 11, >

Enrollment down in traditional NYC public schools, as charters grow
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Jul 21, 7:41 AM:

While traditional public schools continue to “hemorrhage” students, New York City charter schools have seen increases in enrollment, a new study has found.

Gov. Lee addresses charter schools, education in Tennessee
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Jul 21, 7:38 AM:

“There’s a lot of conversation about other people’s words,” Governor Lee said. “There are a lot of folks who actually don’t want choice for families and for parents, and there’s a lot of pushback on that.” >

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