Charters Denied

The Academy All Girls Charter School and Rich ED Academy of Leaders appealed the denial of Shelby County School Board to open their respective charter schools. A vote will take place on Friday to determine the fate of the proposals.

“While the sponsor’s desire, passion and dedication to serve female students in the Memphis community is readily apparent and commendable, I agree with SCS that significant concerns remain about the ability of the sponsor to successfully open and operate the proposed school in a manner that will improve academic outcomes for their target population.”

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