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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 06:31 PM
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National Association of Charter School Authorizers to run DPS charter school conversion
Source: Detroit Free Press

National Association of Charter School Authorizers to run DPS charter school conversion
6:27 PM, Apr. 4, 2011
CHASTITY PRATT DAWSEY
DETROIT FREE PRESS EDUCATION WRITER

A national organization that helped to set up charter schools in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina will help Detroit Public Schools in an unprecedented effort to convert as many as 45 schools to charter schools by fall.

Under an agreement announced today, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers will take on wide responsibilities for the DPS Renaissance 2012 initiative.

The organization will evaluate applications from charter schools organizations that wish to operate one or more of the schools and make recommendations to DPS by June. NACSA also will monitor the start-up activities of the approved providers.

Proposals from successful charter school networks that currently operate at least two schools in Michigan will be fully considered this year while other applicants will be asked to apply to start a school in the fall of 2012, DPS announced.

Read more: http://www.freep.com/article/20110404/NEWS01/110404053/...
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pam4water Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:28 PM
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1. Well that is depressing.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 07:02 AM
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2. Just what NOLA and Detroit need.
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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 11:14 AM
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3. Here come the lies on test scores.
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