New Orleans charter group to open school in Little Rock

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An organization that runs four charter schools in New Orleans has been approved to operate a school in Arkansas.
 
Einstein Charter Schools of New Orleans said Friday it has been authorized by the Arkansas State Board of Education to open a new K-3 school in the Little Rock School District.
 
The group's news release says it's the first "New Orleans-grown" charter group to replicate its program in another state.
 
Most public schools in New Orleans are charter schools - taxpayer-funded public schools run by independent organizations under charters approved by state or local education officials.
 
Einstein's release says its schools in New Orleans serve 1,400 K-10 students.

© 2017 Associated Press


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