Imani Charter plans appeal after SRC votes to close Germantown school

 Though Imani Charter School faces the threat of closure, students and staff still celebrated 'Spirit Day' to honor the school's founder, Dr. Francine Fulton, in May. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Though Imani Charter School faces the threat of closure, students and staff still celebrated 'Spirit Day' to honor the school's founder, Dr. Francine Fulton, in May. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

The School Reform Commission voted 4-1 Thursday night to close Imani Education Circle Charter School in Germantown, leading the school’s board and CEO to promise a swift and strong appeal to the state, according to The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, a NewsWorks content partner.

“We will go through the appeal process and will be fine,” said Imani’s CEO, Francine Fulton, after the vote, according to the Notebook report. “I have no fear the state will deny our charter.”

The full story about Thursday’s decision can be found here.

NewsWorks will follow up on the story with reaction from Germantown.

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