When you submit a major modification to the Delaware DOE, you would think you would have the good sense to show up at your own Charter School Accountability Committee meeting to present your case. This was not the case for Mapleton Charter School of Whitehall. They sent an Innovative Schools representative to read a brief statement. The rep asked for a continuance which the CSAC granted.
Last month, Mapleton submitted an application for a Major Modification to change their name to Discovery Charter School and move their school location to Dover. They had a huge application for the modification, and over the summer they had a very large and extensive community survey they sent to numerous residents, churches and organizations in the area where they want to move. Why in the world they would drop the ball and not show up to one of the most important meetings for their cause is beyond me.
It seems to me like charters are relying on Innovative Schools to run everything. Innovative Schools is just a management organization. They are NOT the actual school. This school knew about this meeting for weeks. I would have not granted a continuance to them.