The applicants have said that if the board rejected their applications, they'd appeal to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education . Louisiana Achievement Charter Academies, in partnership with charter management company National Heritage Academies , proposed one K-8 grade charter school for August and another K-8 school in 2015. Lafayette Charter Foundation, in partnership with Charter Schools USA , initially proposed one K-8 school for August but recently pushed up its timeline and committed to two K-8 schools by August. One was to be located in Sugar Mill Pond; the other in Couret Farms, a neighborhood now under development in north Lafayette.
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Agricultural charter school in Akron opens
Thats not why we got into this. Hoffman launched Blue Lake Educational Management LLC to handle day-to-day operations. His company employs West and four teachers, mostly local college graduates with less than 10 years of experience. Hoffman said hes not interested in buying the property out from under the church in order to turn a profit and paying rent to himself, as more high-profile companies have done. He said hed like to expand to other locations if the Copley Road school can prove to the community and the state that it can make a difference in an urban students life. The school has yet to apply for federal tax-exempt status and, therefore, cannot apply for many state and federal grants.
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