When is a house not a home?
When the school is home, of course.
That's the novel answer to the knotty problem South Lake Charter Elementary School in Clermont faced this week. The school had enrolled 26 seventh-graders, even though its contract with the Lake County School Board didn't allow it. And the board told the school to find someplace else for the students by week's end.
The school did just that - kind of. It removed the students from its rolls, but let them stay after their parents advised the district that the children would be home-schooled. At South Lake Charter Elementary.
"You can home-school from any facility that you choose," Christian Cascone, the Central Florida development director of the school's management company, told the Orlando Sentinel.
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