Statement from Harry Lee, President & CEO, New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association on Acting Commissioner of Education’s Decision to Close Newark’s University Heights Charter School with Two Weeks Left in School

NEW JERSEY — "On June 1, the families of nearly 700 students learned that their school, University Heights Charter School (UCHS), a pre-K-8 public charter school in Newark, will close in two weeks. As a result of this unjustifiably late notification by the Acting Commissioner of Education, families are left in a lurch and are frantically scrambling to find an alternative school for their children for the summer and fall...

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