No word yet on MacDill charter school
And the decision on
These approvals are on the agenda for Tuesday’s School Board meeting:
· Village of
· Lutz Preparatory Middle School; and
There is no recommendation for
The MacDill project has received unusual attention from both the local base commander, Col. Scott DeThomas; and Superintendent MaryEllen Elia. Both appeared before the
According to a letter from Jenna Hodgens, the district's director of public schools, the district has questions about MacDill Charter Academy's governance structure. The application was submitted by a nonprofit organization called the Florida Charter Education Foundation. It also refers to a separate governing council. Charter Schools USA, a third entity, would work under contract. But, according to Hodgen' letter, there were areas of confusion and contradictions between the charts and the text in the 475-page document. "We believe that additional information and discussion clearly is required," she wrote.
A meeting is planned Friday.