New Charters Hoping to Take Wing in Pittsburgh Area

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

As many as four new charter schools could open in Pittsburgh next fall, and others are in the works for elsewhere in Allegheny County.

By last week's deadline, Pittsburgh Public Schools had received applications for four new bricks-and-mortar charter schools.

At least six other proposed charter schools elsewhere in the county -- including Duquesne, Sto-Rox, North Hills and Wilkinsburg -- also are in various stages of planning for next fall.

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