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.
A Columbus group has filed a letter of intent to open a charter school in Lowndes County.
The Columbus Coalition for Educational Options filed a letter of intent with the state last week to establish an elementary school and a boys’ academy.