alabama charter schools

Montgomery Public School Board Revisits the Idea of Charter Conversion Schools

Montgomery Public School Board members are revisiting the idea of charter conversion schools for 3 Montgomery Public Schools. Charter schools have been a hot topic for MPS.  Board President Clare Weil says, that in order to move forward, the board needs more information, which is why she invited a representative from the Montgomery Education Foundation to Tuesday’s board meeting. If…

What Are Charter Schools?

By definition a charter school is a public school that received public funds. The difference is a charter school is managed by a private board of directors. “the bussing retaining the food services janitorial services the way the grass is cut the way the building is maintained. The things that actually make the machine work retain.””they have to teach the…

Contract for Charter School Conversion Fails to Pass at Montgomery County School Board

A contract to convert some Montgomery Public Schools into charter schools failed to pass at a meeting of the Montgomery County school board this afternoon. The proposed contract was presented by the Montgomery Education Foundation. MEF had received approval by the state department of education to create the first conversion charter schools by the fall. Now it appears there will…