Charter School Application Denied

Published 03/03 2014 04:56PM

Updated 03/03 2014 07:34PM

After hearing from the districts solicitor, The Erie School District Board of Directors rejects the latest charter school application.

The Boys and Girls Club proposed charter school was rejected as the districts solicitor told the board the application only met ten out of 26 requirements.

Erie School's Superintendent Dr. Jay Badams says the administration spent 385 hours reviewing the Huxley Charter School application.

Today's unanimous vote to reject the proposed ninth through 12th grade charter school comes after the districts solicitor Tim Sennett advised the board to reject the school

Dr. Badams says the district spent 31 thousand dollars on staff time and legal fees for reviewing the latest proposed charter schools.

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