High school district rejects charter school bid Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:33 pm
A bid to start another four-year charter high school, modeled closely on Summit Preparatory Charter High School, was rejected Sept. 17 by the board of the Sequoia Union High School District. The proponents now plan to petition the San Mateo County Board of Education.
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Posted by Gary, a resident of another community, on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:33 pm
As an individual attempting to start a charter school in a suburban community in another state, I am always sad to hear of a school board decision produced out of fear and based solely on opinion rather than fact and history. Keep your chin up and your nose to the grindstone. I believe that eventually you will win. I applaud your efforts.
Posted by K, a member of the Woodside School community, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:14 am
It's obvious that there is a demand for this type of school, or Summit would not have had 325 applicants for 100 freshman spots. Summit is working, but doesn't have room for everyone. Let's make another one! Sequoia UHSD, what are you thinking? What are you afraid of??