Del. officials to vote on 3 new charter schools

    The Delaware state board of education is expected to vote on applications for three new charters schools.

    The News Journal of Wilmington reports the board is scheduled to vote on the schools Thursday at its monthly meeting in Dover. The schools are: Academia Antonia Alonso, Early College High School and First State Montessori Academy.
    Academia Antonia Alonso would serve students in kindergarten through fifth grade in Wilmington, and would focus on Hispanic English-language learners.

    Early College High School would be at the Delaware State University campus in Dover and would focus on science, technology, engineering and math.

    And First State Montessori Academy would serve students in kindergarten through sixth grade based on the Montessori education model.

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