Tag: Kelly Young

Bill filed to prevent repeat of exorbitant payout to charter school principal

The outcry over a half-million-dollar payout to the principal of a failing Florida charter school has spawned a proposed legislative remedy. Florida Rep. Joe Saunders, D-Orlando, filed a bill this week that prevents compensation to charter school employees after the school shuts down. House Bill 373 is in direct response[Read More…]

Charter school supporters also angered by failing charter’s $500,000 check to principal

School district officials and state lawmakers aren’t the only ones outraged by a failing Orlando charter school that cut its principal a check, as it was closing its doors, for half a million dollars. “This is totally unacceptable,’’ Cheri Shannon, president and chief executive officer of the Florida Charter School[Read More…]