4 things to know on HISD charter school closing

By Syan Rhodes - Anchor/Reporter

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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