The school board holds a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday night to vote (my fingers still need to get used to typing that word) on the controversial Life Academy relocation — and (as Peter has noted) a charter school facilities policy that could have implications for non-charter schools.
Here’s what’s on the agenda:
- A proposal for Life Academy. The state administrator has recommended that the Fruitvale/San Antonio-area school move temporarily — at least for the 2008-09 year — to the old Carter Middle School campus in North Oakland, where International High School is now located.
- A denial. Peacemaker Leadership Academy, a would-be charter school whose operators aimed to enroll low-performing youth, might get shut down before it opens. The state administration’s reasoning? Well, for starters: “The petition presents an unsound educational program…”
The documents are posted online. You can access them by clicking on the above hyperlink to the agenda.