Phila. charter wins costly battle on enrollment caps

    Pennsylvania acting secretary of education ruled in favor of a charter school on Friday and found that the Philadelphia School District violated state law by illegally imposing an enrollment cap.

    The decision states that the Philadelphia School District owes Walter D. Palmer Leadership and Learning School $1.3 million for students enrolled since 2008.

    For the full story, read Erika Owens’ report in the Public School Notebook.

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