When founders Jane Miller and Rhonda Franklin got the news that their charter school may not be around next year, they were overcome with the same feeling.
“Just utter shock,” says Franklin:
We were shocked because we know what has happened within these walls in the last 10 years. We know the growth of our students.
The state’s Charter School Advisory Board unanimously recommended to the State Board of Education that it reject PACE Academy's application for a renewal of its 10-year charter.