Hearing Tuesday on Fulton Science Academy High's Charter

The Fulton County Board of Education considers the possible end of the school's charter.

Fulton Science Academy High School will have its hearing on the possible termination of its charter on Tuesday, Dec. 18. 

The hearing will be 10 a.m. at the school system’s Administrative Center, located at 786 Cleveland Avenue SW in Atlanta.

On Dec. 4, Superintendent of Schools Robert Avossa delivered an audit report to the school board at their work session. Based on the audit report, Avossa said he would recommend terminating the public charter school's contract,. That would close the school at the end of the current school year.

A week later, on Dec. 11. the school board voted to pursue terminating the Fulton Science Academy High charter. The school's governing board was offered the opportunity of a hearing on Dec. 18. On Thursday, Dec. 13, the governing board voted to ask for the hearing.

The final decision on the charter school's contract will rest with the state.


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