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SRC stalls again on four contested charter schools

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Darryl Murphy newsworks

State education secretary moderates panel on charter schools

by Darryl Murphy

Green ramps up attack on teachers' union, and Jordan fires back


In latest twist, Kenderton may return to District control


Update: SRC tables non-renewal resolutions for Olney, Stetson

It also passed a fiscal 2016-17 budget with money for at least one nurse and counselor in every school.


Surprises, twists in SRC meeting dominated by charter votes

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.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Kevin McCorry newsworks

SRC to vote on charter conversions, renewals, and non-renewals

Councilwoman Helen Gym is calling for a moratorium on charter conversions. The SRC will consider four Renaissance non-renewal recommendations.


Charter school office: Approve all three Renaissance charter bids

The recommendations come with conditions. The SRC will vote on the applications Thursday.


Sisters of controversy

New "parent congresses" stoke claims of hidden agendas and conflict of interest.


Green sues to regain SRC chairmanship

His suit says that Wolf replaced him for ideological reasons and due to the opposition of the PFT to his pro-charter views.

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