The charter school movement which had some successes opening schools in Bridgeport is also now taking some hits around the state. Charter schools receive public funds but operate independently of traditional school districts. From Hartford Courant reporter Ruth Bruno:
The State Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to begin the process to revoke the charter of Path Academy in Windham, state education officials said.
The school has faced scrutiny by the education department since 2017 when officials found the school was running an unauthorized satellite school in Norwich.
During a probational period, the department said audits and reviews highlighted several areas of concern, including that Path Academy had not been able to provide accurate enrollment records and had set school policies that were not approved.
Documents from the education department also revealed high rates of student absences.
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