State approves charter school in Brunswick County - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

State approves charter school in Brunswick, school system hopes they reconsider

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The State Board of Education has approved the addition of 26 new charters schools in North Carolina, including one in Brunswick County.

The South Brunswick Charter School is now slated to open in the fall of 2014.

The school has been a source of concern for the Brunswick County School System for some time.

A spokesperson for the school released the following statement in response to the new school: Over a series of months, Brunswick County Schools raised several substantive, well documented concerns regarding the approval of South Brunswick Charter School. We hope the State Board of Education will reconsider their decision.

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