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Einstein Academy To Seek Charter School Approval Again

Einstein Academy officials are set to re-apply for a charter school approval from the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District in December, according to AADUSD officials.

Einstein Academy officials are set to re-apply for a charter school approval from the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District in December, according to AADUSD officials. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The district plans to reconsider the charter school petition at a public hearing on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The school district ...

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Santa Clarita Denies Einstein Academy Valencia Site

Einstein Academy site in Valencia

Santa Clarita City Council members denied an appeal Tuesday by Einstein Academy to open another charter school location, amid concerns about the site and the school’s application process. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Council members voted 3-1 Tuesday, with one abstention from Mayor Laurene Weste, and Councilwoman Marsha McLean voting in favor ...

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City Council To Look At Einstein Academy Charter School

Einstein Academy of Valencia

Santa Clarita City Council members are set to look at another potential Einstein Academy location Tuesday, and this time with city staffers recommending city approval. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Santa Clarita officials staffers are recommending City Council OK a site for 250 students on site off Rye Canyon Road in Valencia. ...

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Auditors Continue Probe Of Einstein Academy Charter School Finances

In Our Schools - Santa Clarita Education

Almost one year after county officials requested an audit for Einstein Academy charter school, experts are still investigating “complaints alleging fiscal mismanagement,” officials said. In a letter dated Oct. 28, 2013, Los Angeles County Superintendent Arturo Delgado stated that a Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team would be requested to investigate the “extraordinary request.” “We consider this to be an extraordinary ...

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Judge Asks Einstein Academy To Seek New Approval For Charter

A judge overturned a charter school approval Thursday, while the court gave Einstein Academy another chance to get its charter petition

Ed. note: This is a breaking story and more information will be posted as it becomes available. A judge Thursday ordered Einstein Academy to seek a new charter petition from the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District, officials said. Officials on both sides claimed a win, with both Newhall School District and Einstein Academy officials happy with the move. “We ...

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County Education Office Questions Acton Agua Dulce Financial Plan

County Education Office Questions Acton Agua Dulce Financial Plan

Los Angeles County Office of Education officials released a report recently detailing financial concerns with the Acton Agua-Dulce Unified School District. A LACOE report from the county’s Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team notes the district is in financial distress due to declining enrollments and a loss of students, which AADUSD officials have known for years.

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Einstein Academy Opens Elementary School At Old Pinecrest Site

Einstein Academy Opens Elementary School At Old Pinecrest Site

Photo courtesy of Einstein Academy Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their elementary school at a former Pinecrest school site in Santa Clarita this week. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Einstein Academy’s efforts to open an elementary school have managed ...

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Assembly Education Committee Approves Santa Clarita Valley Charter School Bill

Assembly Education Committee Approves Santa Clarita Valley Charter School Bill

Santa Clarita Valley officials addressing what Senate Bill 1263 supporters call a “loophole” in charter school law garnered a victory Wednesday with in the bill’s passage in the Assembly Education Committee. Opponents of the bill called it an unnecessary statewide reaction to “a neighborhood brawl” in the Santa Clarita Valley during a committee hearing in Sacramento this week. The bill authored by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, is a response to Santa Clarita Valley superintendents seeking to stop the alleged “shopping” of charter school petitions to the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District’s governing board.

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Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

The Castaic Union School District is looking at a pair of separate legal actions at a special board meeting Monday night, district officials said. A lawsuit against another school district and the potential for changing the election of the governing board are two items of discussion on the agenda. The meeting was called to formally approve the district’s Local Control Accountability Plan, a state-mandated spending plan the school district reviewed at a public hearing on Thursday. The district will also be adopting a general fund budget of $21.5 million.

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