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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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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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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 Academy matters could see court in January, March

According to the docket sheet for New Hope Academy Charter School’s appeal case, there could be some motion in January and March.

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New Hope files appeal, request to remain open longer

New Hope Academy Charter School has filed its initial appeal document with Commonwealth Court, as well as a request to stay open pending the outcome of that appeal.

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Local private schools urge New Hope parents to consider all options

The leaders of local private schools issued a statement Friday to remind parents that they, too, are an option for students who could be displaced if New Hope Academy Charter School closes.

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State board rejects renewal of New Hope Academy’s charter

The state Charter Appeal Board is expected to decide today on the matter of New Hope Academy Charter School’s renewal.

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York City School District encouraged by enrollment numbers

York City School District Supt. Eric Holmes offered the school board an update on its “welcome home” campaign to try to urge students to return to the district from charter schools.

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Lincoln, Thackston charter schools introduce new administrators to York

Lincoln and Thackston charter schools have new faces in top posts this year. The new administrators were taken on a tour of the city Monday.

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York City schools continue direct recruitment efforts

Charter school parents in York can expect to see someone from the York City School District on their doorstep in the next few weeks, if they haven’t already. The district is trying to draw students back to district schools.

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