published Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Hamilton County school board rejects charter school application again

The Hamilton County Board of Education again rejected an application for a new charter school — this time against the recommendation of school district administrators.

Board members failed to garner the needed five votes with a 4-2 motion to approve a resubmitted application for the New Consortium of Law and Business, a proposed business- and law-themed school for sixth through 12th grades.

The rejection opens up the possibility for charter applicant Tommie Henderson to appeal to the state board of education.

For complete details, read tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Kevin Hardy...

Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga. Honors include a ...

Comments do not represent the opinions of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, nor does it review every comment. Profanities, slurs and libelous remarks are prohibited. For more information you can view our Terms & Conditions and/or Ethics policy.
please login to post a comment

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.