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Haas Hall Eyes J Street Site In Bentonville

Posted: July 24, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- The city soon could get another high school only half a mile from Bentonville High.

At A Glance

Charter Schools

Charter schools are public schools operating without many regulations traditional schools must follow. Charters are granted for five years with re-authorization required for extension. There are two types of charter schools in Arkansas: open-enrollment and conversion.

Open-enrollment charters are run by a governmental entity, an institution of higher learning or a tax-exempt nonsectarian organization. They can draw students from anywhere in the state.

Conversion charters are traditional schools converted by a school district. They can draw students only from within the district boundaries.

Source: Staff Report

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