New York charter loses legal battle to stay open

Friday, March 28, 2014

Community Charter School in Buffalo has lost its yearlong battle to stay open.

State Supreme Court Justice John A. Michalek ruled Thursday in favor of the state Education Department to close the school because of poor student performance.

The judge dismissed the charter school’s lawsuit against the state and lifted his preliminary injunction, which had allowed the school to remain open this school year after the Board of Regents refused to renew the school’s charter last April.

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