State Board of Education Says Cap on Cyber Charters Should be Lifted Only After Review of Existing Schools, Conditions

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

LANSING – State Board of Education members say they don't want the cap on so-called cyber charter schools lifted until the two existing schools can be studied and there are guarantees the schools follow the same rules as brick and mortar programs.

The state House Education Committee listened to testimony from educators and charter school families on Wednesday, and planned to resume after session, Rep. Tom McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, told people waiting to speak.

State school board members offered recommendations at their Tuesday meeting, adopting a resolution calling for a review of two years of performance date from the two existing schools.

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