Charter school decision coming soon
The last public hearing was held Feb. 19 and featured 23 community members speaking to the board. Just three people spoke in favor of the charter school; many accused the school and its prospective founders of tie to Turkish Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.
Here's a look back at some of the Times-Mirror's coverage on the charter school, which documents it's process from inception to now.
July 6: Loudoun charter school makes it to next step in approval process
July 26: Loudoun charter school application passes state board
Aug. 20: Loudoun charter school addresses school board
Oct. 24: Deputy Superintendent: charter school application "not complete," 2013 opening unrealistic
Nov. 8: Charter school select comittee sets rules for public input, talks purpose
Nov. 20: Charter school committee off to a slow start
Nov. 26: Charter applicants face harsh criticism from opposition movement
Nov. 29: Uncharter part 1: starting a school
Nov. 30: Charter school committee criticizes applicants answers, effort
Dec. 6: Uncharter part 2: application quetions remain as process nears end
Dec. 7: School Board questions applicants over charter school budget
Dec. 13: Uncharter part 3: proposed schools model has troubling finances relationship
Dec. 14: Select committee gives two votes down to proposed charter school
Jan. 13: School Board to tackle charter school in February
Jan. 18: Potential Loudoun charter school asks for delay in application
Jan. 24: Charter school review stays on track
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