Second-chance school gets Arkansas charter panel OK

Posted: August 16, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

State Department of Education officials Jeremy Owoh and Ivy Pfeffer listen Wednesday to Dan Fushee of Focus Academy of Arts and Sciences in Bentonville during a Charter Authorizing Panel meeting in Little Rock.

Arkansas’ Charter Authorizing Panel gave initial approval Wednesday to the proposed Premier High School of North Little Rock but rejected applications for three other open-enrollment charter schools planned for North Little Rock, Little Rock and Bentonville.

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