Tag: Somerset Academy Inc.

Charter school network prepares to return formerly struggling North Florida schools to local control

Nearly five years after taking over operations of Jefferson County’s struggling school system, Somerset Academy, Inc. is preparing to return control to the local school board. “I’m super proud of how far we’ve come,” said Cory Oliver, who has served as principal of the combined K-12 campus since two district[Read More…]

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Bills expanding Florida’s charter schools on the move in House committee

TALLAHASSEE – The House PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee on Tuesday passed two substantial bills impacting charter schools in Florida. HB 1197 would allow state universities and Florida College System (FCS) institutions to fully sponsor charter schools serving all grade levels, repealing current limitations capping such schools at grade 8. Supporters cited[Read More…]