Articles about the growing charter school sector in Philadelphia and the political debates about charters.
The Keystone State Education Coalition weighs in on the bill.
The 3-2 vote rejected the recommendation of the charter office.
In last meeting of school year, it also takes action on several charter matters and codifies the role of School Advisory Councils.
It also tabled non-renewal recommendations for two ASPIRA charters.
The board of trustees decided not to appeal a Charter Appeal Board decision.
Wister turned over to Mastery. Great Oaks pulls out of Cooke. No votes on the nonrenewal proposals for Audenried, Vare, Olney and Stetson. And, oh yes, District hires Kelly to provide substitute services.
At the meeting, two charter schools were renewed, and three Mastery charter renewals were withdrawn to work out legal issues.
The recommendations come with conditions. The SRC will vote on the applications Thursday.