Category Archives: Charter schools

Who’s behind the York Community Foundation Charter School?

Update: Comments from Charter Schools USA have been added at the bottom of this post. At last night’s York City School Board meeting, questions came up surrounding a nonprofit entity that would be the charter holder if the school district’s buildings … Continue reading

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Blog: Receiver appointed for Mosaica

Diane Ravitch, a national voice in debates over public education, reports on her blog that a federal judge in Atlanta has appointed a receiver for the Mosaica charter school chain, as a result of a lawsuit filed by a creditor. You … Continue reading

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York City teachers cite fraud report in fighting charters

York City teachers, who continue to fight the possibility that charter operators could be brought in to run district buildings next year, this week pointed to a report detailing fraud by charter school officials in the state. The Center for Popular … Continue reading

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More documents filed in York City/New Hope lawsuit

Court filings keep coming in the lawsuit filed against the York City School District by New Hope Academy Charter School families.

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Auditor general recommends charter oversight improvements

A report from the state auditor general’s office recommends creating a statewide oversight board for charter schools, among other suggestions for improving effectiveness and accountability in that process.

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New Hope releases ‘open letter’ video to York City board

New Hope Academy Charter School sent out a video today, which says it is an “open letter” to York City School Board members from the students who weren’t allowed to speak at public comment last week.

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New Hope Academy criticizes city schools’ renewal of Thackston charter

New Hope Academy Charter School, whose charter was not renewed by York City school district, criticized the district for extending Helen Thackston Charter School’s charter for five years this week.

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Cynthia Dotson not giving up on proposed charter school

Cynthia Dotson said she’ll continue efforts to establish a charter school in York.

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New Hope stay request denied; matter scheduled for arguments in March

The docket sheet for New Hope Academy Charter School’s appeal case says that the school’s request to extend its stay throughout the appeal process has been denied.

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Local schools rally for National School Choice Week

This week has been National School Choice Week, and some local schools found ways to participate.

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