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Animas High charter in Durango looks at building in Twin Buttes
The public charter school's board of directors met with the Twin Butte development team at its meeting Wednesday to get an update. AHS moved to its temporary home in modular units in the lower section of Twin Buttes in fall 2013 with the understanding …
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DISD trustee plans opposition to charter school expansion
DALLAS – A Dallas ISD trustee says she will ask city council to place a moratorium on the creation of new open enrollment charter schools on Wednesday. Joyce Foreman represents Zone 6 in southwest Dallas. She says a proposed charter school near I-35E …
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Durango charter Juniper School to delay opening a year

Durango charter Juniper School to delay opening a year
Board members for the charter Juniper School announced Tuesday they are delaying the school's opening until fall 2017. The announcement was made at the Durango School District 9-R board work session Tuesday evening. The district is the chartering …
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Editorial: Charter panel should be shelved
For now, the commission is discussing altering the city's charter. Last year commissioners named themselves the review panel, but now are considering appointing a true citizens group to serve in that role. And one topic under discussion is whether the …
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Clinton, Congress, Charter Schools And An Alleged Islamist Cult. What Could Go
It's a shadowy web that also happens to run America's largest charter school network, with some 130 schools in about 30 states, and according to Hizmet, 1,000 schools in 150 countries. This movement and their founder, a 74-year old Turkish citizen …
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Judge rules against city schools motion to dismiss charter lawsuits

Judge rules against city schools motion to dismiss charter lawsuits
Efforts by the Baltimore city school system to dismiss lawsuits filed by more than a dozen charter schools failed Friday after a Baltimore circuit court judge ruled against several measures to settle the cases out of court. The ruling by Baltimore City …
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Charter Review group considers Teresa Jacobs plea
The mayor, in an unusual appeal, had asked a Charter Review Commission committee last month to consider converting the offices of clerk of courts, comptroller, elections supervisor, property appraiser, sheriff and tax collector from constitutionally …
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(PHOTOS): Hoboken boys basketball beats University Charter behind Tyshon
Tyshon Hanberry had 19 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals for Hoboken in a 70-57 victory over University Charter in Hoboken. Zion Rodriguez scored 11 points for Hoboken, while Justin Davis had seven points and seven rebounds.
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Baltimore City Council expected to OK youth fund charter
The charter amendment, introduced by Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, would earmark 3 percent of the city's discretionary spending for youth-focused initiatives. Under the current spending plan, the measure would direct the city to spend …
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Lastest Charter News

Charter a Private Jet to Las Vegas with Cirrus Aviation
You can charter one of Cirrus Aviation's impressive private jets to a number of nearby cities like Los Angeles and all of its surrounding airports, as well as San Diego, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Phoenix, Tahoe and Salt Lake City among others. With …
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Second bill proposed to save charter schools in Washington
The second bipartisan bill floated this week to save charter schools in Washington would tap lottery funds to pay for them. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Eric Pettigrew, D-Renton, and Sen. Steve Litzow, R-Mercer Island, who chairs the Senate Early …
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Walton Foundation Pledges Billion For Charter Schools
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A foundation run by the heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton said Thursday it will spend $ 1 billion over the next five years to improve public education by backing new charter schools and helping programs already up and running.
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Ed Richardson expecting only a few Alabama charter schools by fall of 2017

Ed Richardson expecting only a few Alabama charter schools by fall of 2017
The chairman of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission today predicted that fewer than the maximum 10 charter schools will open in the fall of 2017, the earliest charters are expected to begin operating in the state. "If we have 10 the first year …
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VNB Trust Increases Position in Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR)
Charter Communications logo VNB Trust boosted its position in Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) by 10.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned …
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No. 9 Atlantic City 64, Universal Audenried Charter (Pa.) 43
9 Atlantic City 64, Universal Audenried Charter (Pa.) 43. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Saturday, January 9, 2016 5:33 pm. No. 9 Atlantic City 64, Universal Audenried …
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New member selected for charter school board
JPEC is a charter school authorized by the college in 2013, so its board members are approved by college trustees. Hogwood is the owner and operator of 10 Jackson County McDonald's restaurants. He is filling a seat vacated by Harry Baltimore, a charter …
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On the campaign trail: Big Charter likes Susan Valdes

On the campaign trail: Big Charter likes Susan Valdes
Valdes, now running for re-election in west Hillsborough's District 1, received $ 3,000 last month from Charter Schools USA, its majority owner — Jonathan Hage — and its Red Apple development company. That's more than a third of the $ 8,770 Valdes has …
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Stockbridge council mulls several changes to its charter
STOCKBRIDGE— City Council is mulling several amendments to the city's charter. In addition to calling for a special election to fill a vacated mayoral seat, some of the other proposed changes include: • A section that includes the city manager position.
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Camden Academy Charter (14) at Audubon (55) – Girls Basketball
Emily Denges led Audubon with 12 points in a 55-14 win over Camden Academy Charter in Audubon. Grace Borden chipped in with 10 points in the victory. Bailie Rizzo added nine points while Katie Dunn and Danielle Stevenson each scored six for …
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Strip Scribbles: Brian Evans, William Shatner, Mecum Auctions, Quick Jet Charter
NEW CHARTER JET SERVICE: George Moore started out building planes with Legos as a child and also shared his passion for jets drawing them with crayons for school assignments. He grew up to become a flight commander in the United States Air Force …
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Proposal would make charter schools accountable to voters
Since the start of the school year, the estimated 1,300 students enrolled in nine K-12 charter schools across the state have lived with the uncertainty of where they will attend school after this year.
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Local Restaurant Steps Up after Charter School Damage
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — A Swannanoa restaurant has stepped up after a nearby charter school was devastated by recent floods. The owner of Native Restaurant decided they would donate all proceeds of the restaurant's sales on Wednesday to help …
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Charter hosting career fair Wednesday
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. ST. CHARLES — Charter has 60 open customer service positions and is holding a career fair to help fill them. The positions will be based at the Bridgeton Customer Care Center. The company is looking …
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Charter school expansion 'uphill climb'

Charter school expansion 'uphill climb'
SENATE PRESIDENT STANLEY ROSENBERG, who still expects to determine by the end of the month whether a majority in his branch could support an expansion of charter schools in Massachusetts this year, described the prospects of pushing a bill …
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Pasco charter school plans fall apart
In a letter to the district, charter school board president Richard Tschantz said the school would not open at all. District officials are awaiting additional formal documentation to terminate the school's contract, which had been kept active although …
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Charter donates 10 bikes to Boys & Girls Club

Charter donates 10 bikes to Boys & Girls Club
Charter Communications has donated 10 bicycles to the Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac. Charter employees worked in teams to build the bikes as part of the team-building experience. Members of the team faced restrictions on vision and touch, and they …
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Shipowners rocked by sinking charter rate
China's slowing growth and a glut of ships have hit earnings for vessels carrying coal and other dry bulk commodities so hard that owners face forced sales, emergency capital raisings and possible bankruptcy. Charter fees are not covering vessels …
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Ohio tells federal investigators that charter schools are getting better, but

Ohio tells federal investigators that charter schools are getting better, but
As the Ohio Department of Education defends itself in a federal investigation of whether it can properly manage charter schools, reports at home raise questions as to whether the department is being truthful, let alone gaining control of a movement …
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Work expected this spring on Haywood charter school site
WAYNESVILLE – A Haywood County charter school expects to begin work this spring on a new location that should be ready for students in time for the next school year. Shining Rock Classical Academy, which opened this year, has a five-year lease with the …
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'Choosing Charters' Website Launched by Michigan Think Tank
Michigan currently enrolls an estimated 150,000 students in charter schools, many from lower-income families in urban areas such as Detroit, Flint, and Grand Rapids. The website reports 70 percent of Michigan charter school students come from low …
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