4 things to know on HISD charter school closing
HOUSTON – Three hundred students at Victory Preparatory School North, an HISD charter school, will have to find a new school by the end of the week.
Here are four things you need to know:
-- HISD provides oversight for the school, but the campus is run by a non-profit board that made the decision to shut down.
-- Parents received a letter on Feb. 9 letting them know that this Friday, Feb. 15, would be the school's last day. Parents said they were told at Monday night's meeting that financial problems were to blame.
-- HISD says they are working with parents to enroll students in their neighborhood school or a magnet school if possible.
-- The school's second campus, Victory Preparatory Academy South, will remain open
"It's sad they didn't tell us ahead of time because I'm assuming they've been knowing," said parent Ingrid Morris.
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