April 2, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Orange County Education Board Approves Charter School Rejected by Capistrano Unified

The Orange County Board of Education Feb. 1 unanimously approved a petition for a charter school—that uses what’s known as a “servant leadership model”—after its application to the Capistrano Unified School District failed in November.
The pro-charter board expressed support for the school’s approach, which in addition to teaching core subjects, seeks to instill leadership, critical thinking, and good habits through classical texts, service-learning projects, and lessons in responsibility, time management, and financial literacy.
“I’m excited because you’re providing a unique opportunity in the community,” Trustee Mari Barke told the school’s leaders during the board meeting. “I’m very impressed. … I love the curriculum.”…
Source: The Epoch Times