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    Charter school decision coming soon

    The Loudoun County School Board will vote Feb. 26 whether or not to approve the Loudoun Math and IT Academy's charter school application.

    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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