$1.2 million awarded to 5 prospective Milwaukee area charter schools

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

About $1.2 million in federal funding will be awarded for the planning and development of five new charter schools in the Milwaukee area this year, the state Department of Public Instruction announced Monday.

Statewide, 19 new charter schools will be splitting $3.8 million in planning grants to develop the structure and curriculum of their schools. Schools that receive planning grants typically open in the following year, in this case 2014-'15.

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