Although the establishment of a full charter school by Peter’s Rock Temple Church of God in Christ is unlikely, the organization may operate a preschool, like many other religious and nonreligious organizations, without local school board approval.
A Starkville group submitted a letter of intent to the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board on Tuesday, indicating that it hopes to open a charter school.
The public hearing had just ended. As Tommie Cardin was packing up for his drive back to Jackson, Darren Leach approached him and made what seemed to me a curious comment.
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board will be in Columbus on Monday looking to hear from the public regarding a proposed charter school.
A group hoping to start a Columbus charter school next fall says its second application to the Mississippi Charter School Authorization Board will focus entirely on elementary education.
Mississippi’s charter school board has received letters from 10 organizations that say they intend to apply for 17 schools. One of those is the Inspire Charter School in Columbus.
The group behind Inspire Charter School said it plans to file a letter of intent with the state asking for approval of a charter that would allow it open a school in Columbus.
When the state charter school authorizing board rejected a Columbus group’s plans to open a charter school on Monday, we could not help but notice the irony found in the board’s reasoning.
The Columbus Coalition for Educational Options is hosting an informational forum on charter schools tonight at the Trotter Convention Center.
The purpose of the meeting is to educate the public on charter schools, said CCEO spokesperson Kenneth McFarland.