At the Board Meeting on December 15 board members voted to approve the renewal of the following charter schools’ contracts.
Far Northeast/Near Northeast:
Southeast and Ridge View:
All renewals were approved unanimously with the exception of Cesar Chavez Academy. Board member Lisa Flores, who represents the area, raised questions about academic performance at the school in voting against its renewal.
“Right now, only 8% of their students are at or above grade level and I think that is of grave concern,” she said.
To read the rationale and specific conditions for these renewals, view the full presentation here. The District Accountability Committee’s recommendations on these charter renewals are available here. In addition, a written report on the staff recommendations for charter school contracts is available here.