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Newhall, Einstein Academy, Acton Agua Dulce Await Appeal

Einstein Academy on Orchard Village Road

A Superior Court judge held off on a ruling about a charter petition for Einstein Academy last week, citing an appeal filed by the Newhall School District prior to the hearing. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Just as in the initial ruling, both sides are optimistic about the future, but a clear ...

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UPDATE: Acton-Agua Dulce To Decide On Einstein Academy Charter

A Superior Court judge held off on a ruling about Einstein Academy’s charter petition last week, citing an appeal filed by the Newhall School District prior to the hearing.

Acton-Agua Dulce officials plan to announce a decision on Einstein Academy’s new charter school petition Jan. 8, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Officials with the Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences are introducing a new revised petition on that date, according to AADUSD Superintendent Brent Woodard. There was ...

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FCMAT Releases Einstein Academy Audit Final Report

From left, Larry Layton, Ed Porter, Mark Distaso, Michael Fox (foreground), and Matt Ridenour discuss Einstein Academy's charter petition at a hearing in December.

Click here for a link to the report. A county-requested Extraordinary Audit final report released Tuesday alleged violations in Einstein Academy’s charter school petitions, “significant deficiencies” with the schools’ internal controls and a lack of written accounting policies. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.  Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences operates ...

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Einstein Academy Re-applies For AADUSD Charter

From left, Larry Layton, Ed Porter, Mark Distaso, Michael Fox (foreground), and Matt Ridenour discuss Einstein Academy's charter petition at a hearing in December.

Einstein Academy officials Thursday sought a second charter school petition from Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District officials to replace the one a judge set aside due to a Newhall School District lawsuit. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. AADUSD officials gave both the Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences, ...

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UPDATE: Draft Report Of Einstein Academy Audit Notes Accounting Concerns

LAPD Detectives with the Sexually Exploited Child Unit’s Juvenile Division are investigating an allegation of crimes against multiple Einstein Academy students, LAPD officials said this week.

Ed. note: Edward Gika contacted KHTS AM-1220 on Thursday and said he had not received any money for biofeedback consulting. He provided one of two $500 invoices for Steven Kassel. FCMAT declined to comment Thursday. A draft of an Einstein Academy audit report cited missing board meeting minutes and “significant deficiencies” in financial controls, according to information obtained by KHTS AM-1220. Don’t ...

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Einstein Academy To Seek Charter School Approval Again

LAPD Detectives with the Sexually Exploited Child Unit’s Juvenile Division are investigating an allegation of crimes against multiple Einstein Academy students, LAPD officials said this week.

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON Nov 18, 2014 @ 12:01 p.m. 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 ...

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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 officials are hosting a meeting for parents, days after reports of asbestos found at the elementary school’s Valencia site on Orchard Village Road circulated online, according to a letter sent out from school officials obtained by KHTS AM-1220.

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

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Santa Clarita kidnapping suspect Thursday who had 12 previous convictions, according to court records.

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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