Lincoln Charter School locked down lifted

Lincoln Charter School locked down lifted
YORK, Pa- York County 911 has confirmed that Lincoln Charter School in York is on lockdown this morning. The lock-down went into effect at 8:30 a.m. officials said. Police are on scene investigating. FOX43 was able to confirm that the lockdown was …

Amid declining enrollment, 21 charter campuses seek to open in CPS
No one has questioned the timing of the charter news, though it surely will put more pressure on negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Board of Education, which still haven't settled a contract to replace the one that expired …
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Charter growth in Mecklenburg expected to outstrip CMS 5 to 1
CMS remains the biggest player, serving about 77 percent of Mecklenburg's students (charter, private and home schools split the rest). But when 2015-16 enrollment data came in last fall, CMS fell far short of projections. Total growth was about 3,200 …
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Snooper's charter would see Apple include backdoors
The UK's proposed spying law – the Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB), more commonly known as the snooper's charter – would make Apple and other tech companies include a backdoor in their software, with similar capabilities as that what the FBI is …
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SRC approves 3 new charter schools in Philadelphia, votes down 9 others

SRC approves 3 new charter schools in Philadelphia, votes down 9 others
The School Reform Commission voted Tuesday night on 12 applications for new charter schools in Philadelphia, approving three of them. Members voted, 4-1, to approve Esperanza Elementary Charter School and Russell Byers Academy Charter School and …

Orange blocks charter schools in Avalon Park
Siding with the Orange County school district Tuesday, county commissioners blocked a pair of charter schools in Avalon Park, but the developer of the projects promised to take the fight to court. Commissioners listened to more than five hours of …
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