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04/30/2022 - Lafayette city and school officials critical of charter school plan

Lafayette officials are skeptical of a plan to open a charter school in the former New Community School building on Elmwood Avenue.

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04/28/2022 - IDEA assistant principal accused of punching 5-year-old boy who struck her

An assistant principal at a West Side charter school is accused of using unnecessary physical force, including pushing and punching, against an unruly 5-year-old boy who had hit her.

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04/27/2022 - Audit: NC charter school falsified student records, misused school funding

A new investigative report from the Office of the State Auditor states a North Carolina charter school falsified student records and misused school funding. The report indicates the state auditor’s office received tips through its hotline accusing Bridges Academy of questionable tax reporting, using school funds to support a preschool and over reporting student enrollment to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

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04/27/2022 - Fort Wayne charter school withdraws application after facing strong opposition

A group behind a proposed charter school that met strong opposition from the Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elected board and leaders withdrew its application to open a school in the district’s boundary.

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04/26/2022 - Court: Ex-charter school director not liable for funds treasurer embezzled in Dayton

A former Dayton charter school director cannot be held liable for the more than $50,000 that the school’s former treasurer embezzled during the 2009-2010 school year, according to an Ohio Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday.

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04/26/2022 - Vallejo City Unified School District sends notices to four charter schools

The Vallejo City Unified School District announced in a news release Tuesday that it sent out draft Notices of Violations and Opportunity to Cure to Griffin Technology Academies (GTA) concerning its four charter schools.

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04/24/2022 - Easton charter school settles grade-rigging lawsuit for $75K

Easton Arts Academy Elementary Charter School settled a lawsuit out of court with a former principal who claimed administrators rigged grades and abused their authority.

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04/24/2022 - Charter school teachers continue effort to unionize, despite ‘no’ vote by school board

Teachers at the New America School are trying to become the first to form a union within a charter school in Colorado.

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04/20/2022 - Parents upset after 3 veteran teachers forced out of Morrisville charter school

Parents are organizing over concerns that veteran teachers are being forced out of a charter school in Morrisville. Three veteran teachers at Sterling Montessori Academy did not have their contracts renewed.

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04/18/2022 - An East Tampa charter school offered an alternative. Now it’s closing.

A charter school in East Tampa is retreating from its mission to provide an alternative to struggling elementary schools in that community. East Tampa Academy will become a preschool after the summer instead of the K-2 school that was launched in 2017.

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04/18/2022 - New Fort Wayne charter school proposal receives major backlash at public hearing

There wasn’t much support for the new school at Monday’s meeting. Teachers, parents and school board members were among the public speakers to share their thoughts. In total, 26 of the 27 speakers said the application should be denied.

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04/13/2022 - Easton’s charter school gets its 6th principal in its brief history

Teresa Casimire has been appointed the new principal at Easton Arts Academy Elementary Charter School. She’ll be the sixth principal for the school that’s wrapping up its fourth year of operation. It opened in 2017.

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