Timeline for Delaware Charter Schools Going Through Formal Review

Four Delaware charter schools, Academy of Dover, Delaware Design Lab High School, Freire, and Prestige Academy are all under formal review by the Delaware Department of Education right now.  All four schools had their initial meetings with the Charter School Accountability Committee on 5/13/15.  All meetings are open to the public.  As well, you can email public comment on any of the four schools and send it to this email address: infocso@doe.k12.de.us

This is what happens next:

5/15/15: Charter School Accountability Committee (CSAC) report issued (not currently showing) for Academy of Dover

5/18/15: CSAC report issued for Delaware Design Lab High School, Freire, and Prestige Academy; Public Hearing for DE Design Lab, Freire and Prestige Academy at Carvel Building, 2nd floor auditorium, in Wilmington, 5pm

5/19/15: Public Hearing for Academy of Dover at DOE Building in Dover (across from library), Townshend Building, 2nd floor Cabinet room, 5pm

6/1/15: Response to initial CSAC meetings due by all four schools to DOE by 5pm

6/3/15: Final CSAC meetings for all four schools held at DOE building in Dover, 2nd floor Cabinet room, 1pm

6/5/15: Final CSAC reports issued for all four schools

6/9/15: Final Public Hearings for Freire, DE Design Lab and Prestige Academy, at Carvel Building, 2nd floor auditorium, DE Design Lab and Prestige Academy at 5pm, Freire at 6:30pm

6/10/15: Final Public Hearing for Academy of Dover, DOE building, 2nd floor Cabinet room, 5pm

6/12/15: Public Comment Period ends

6/18/15: State Board of Education Meeting, 1pm, decision on all four schools by Secretary of Education Mark Murphy and State Board of Education

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