Monday, July 22, 2019

The Country’s Largest Charter School Expands into a Construction Zone

The Country’s Largest Charter School Expands into a Construction Zone

The Country’s Largest Charter School Expands into a Construction Zone
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As the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) prepared to consider a Material Revision that would authorize Granada Hills Charter High School to expand to a TK-12 program, it was noted that they were proposing placing the 1,425 Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through eighth-grade students in a facility that previously held 448 students. The Charter School Division (CSD) responded that “GHCHS has provided Certificates of Occupancy…that verify the Devonshire site has a maximum occupancy of 1,523.” The district’s regulators were also asked if the existing buildings would be replaced before the proposed expansion took place, but the CSD left out an answer in their response.
Over the objection of LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson, the LAUSD School Board authorized Granada’s Expansion, which will make this one school larger than 86% of all school districtsnationwide. The first students in the new program will start classes CONTINUE READING: The Country’s Largest Charter School Expands into a Construction Zone

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