Charleston County School Board denied proposed Village Charter School, charter officials think they still can open
A proposed charter school for at-risk middle school students was told it canít open in Charleston County.
The county school board agreed 5-3 last week not to approve the Village Charter School proposal. Board members Chris Collins, Michael Miller and Elizabeth Moffly voted against the majority, and board Vice Chairman Craig Ascue was not present.
School officials say the schoolís proposed budget isnít adequate to serve needy students.
Village Charter leaders said theyíre moving forward with plans to open. They said the district missed its opportunity to deny the school that right. District officials disagree.
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