Farmington, Siloam Springs High Schools Seek Charter Status

Both want to give students more career focus after high school

Posted: August 11, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Two proposed conversion charter schools want to encourage students to look closer at the variety of career choices they have after high school.

At A Glance

Conversion Charter School

A conversion school is a public school converted to a public charter school by the State Board of Education. Conversion schools can only draw students from within the school district’s boundaries. Lincoln and Rogers are the only conversion charter schools in Northwest Arkansas. Eighteen conversion charter schools operate in Arkansas.

Haas Hall Academy in Fayetteville and the Arkansas Arts Academy in Rogers are open enrollment public charter schools. Both can draw students from across district boundaries and are run by tax exempt, non-sectarian organizations.

Source: Arkansas Department Of Education

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