A story in Herald Times Online, Bloomington, Ind., outlines discussion surrounding the possibility of Grace College authorizing a charter school in Monroe County, Ind. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Charter school debate heated; Seven Oaks tries again for approval
For three hours, crowded in a room in the basement of the Holiday Inn Express, representatives from Grace College Office of Charter listened as around 50 people expressed their views about Seven Oaks Classical School at a public hearing. Seven Oaks is a proposed charter school that would open in Monroe County in fall 2016 if Grace College’s charter board chooses to authorize it.
While more people who came up to the podium were opposed to the charter than in favor of it, there was passion on both sides, with parents, community members, Monroe County public school officials and Seven Oaks organizers voicing their opinions.
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