County board approves 3 charter schools despite 5 district denial requests

Nov 21, 2011 Full story:

Two weeks after the Santa Clara County Board of Education renewed the charter of Bullis Charter School of Los Altos for another five years, the board approved three more charter schools to open August next year despite denial requests from five school district superintendents.

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Scottsdale, AZ

#1 Nov 25, 2011
Congrats to the Trustees of the SCCBOE for having the foresight, courage and conviction to grant the communities of Santa Clara County an opportunity to get out from under the teacher;s unions' waste and political machine. Charter schools can do so much more, for less, than any District. The Districts deny charters, which is no surprise, because they are competition which show that it can be done. I commend the SCCBOE for continuing to grant and renew charters!

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