Pa. board rejects proposed K-6 charter school in Duquesne

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The state Charter School Appeal Board today rejected a proposed K-6 charter school in Duquesne on a 5-0 vote.

The board voted today against a school that had been proposed by Connie Lucas, who resigned from the Duquesne school board to submit the application to the former state board of control that oversaw the district. The board of control did not act on the request before it was discontinued and a chief recovery officer was named for the district.

Thus, her application went to the appeal board. She has been waiting since last fall for a decision.

Ms. Lucas still wants to open a charter school and resubmitted an application to the Duquesne City School District last month. One of the locations the school would like to use is the unused floors of the Duquesne Education Center.

Ms. Lucas said she had no comment on today's decision.


Education writer Eleanor Chute: echute@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1955.

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