Rocketship Education, praised for its
From Palo Alto Weekly's Chris Kenrick:
The superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School Districthas recommended denial of an application by a high-performing charter school operator to open a campus in East Palo Alto.Click here to read the entire article.
Superintendent Maria De La Vega said the application, by Rocketship Education, presents an "unsound educational program," which is poorly described in its 368-page charter petition, and that Rocketship is "demonstrably unlikely to successfully implement" the program it proposes.
Ravenswood trustees are scheduled to vote on Rocketship's petition in ameeting Thursday night (March 24) at 7:30 p.m. in the Costano School gymnasium, 2695 Fordham St., East Palo Alto.