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A Kansas City charter school run by a company founded by Wal-Mart heir John Walton may be forced to close after a state audit revealed numerous irregularities and financial problems.
These schools include Hallmark Charter School, KIPP Academy Fresno, Sierra Charter School and University High School.
The Hart district has agreed to meet with officials from the charter school system to review performance standards and has given them three months to explain the results and show classroom improvement.
Department of Education has cut back on the information it collects on charter schools, but critics are questioning the motivation.
When the newspaper called the headmaster of Heritage Academy, he admitted that the charter school taught creationism on an equal footing with evolution.
Charter schools operating in the facilities are Renaissance Charter School at Plantation, Imagine Charter and Middle School at Broward, Imagine School at South Vero, Championship Academy of Distinction-Davie Campus, and Kid's Community College Riverview South.
The transaction secures a long-term home for the charter school, which serves grades 6-12.
The individual and specific contact with the charter school will detail the accountability expected, so that each school is unique in the accountability reporting and procedures (Funkhouser, 2000).
A report from Education Sector, A Sum Greater Than the Parts: What States Can Teach Each Other About Charter Schooling, examines how the charter school movement is maturing.
Charter school advocates argued that their schools are drawing more students and money from traditional schools because they perform better, that parents and children deserve a choice of schools and that more charter schools are needed where public schools are getting failing grades.
Everyone who wants the LAUSD reformed should be cheering for Granada Hills Charter School to go all the way in the Academic Decathlon competition at the state and national levels.
Charter school supporters claim this was merely a snapshot of performance.

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