SCSC October 2018 Newsletter

SCSC October 2018 Newsletter
Posted on 10/16/2018
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The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia (SCSC) approved Spring Creek Charter Academy, a replication of highly-successful state charter school Pataula Charter Academy, to open in the 2019-20 school year at its September board meeting. The new school will serve students in Decatur, Miller and Seminole Counties.

“For years Pataula Charter Academy has served as a lighthouse school in its community, providing a high-quality public school option for students in southwest Georgia,” said State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia Executive Director Bonnie Holliday. “We are delighted that more Georgia students will have access to Pataula’s high-level, rigorous academic experience through Spring Creek Charter Academy.”
Spring Creek Charter Academy will use the Expeditionary Learning model currently utilized at Pataula Charter Academy, located in Edison, Georgia. This “learning by doing” approach features project-based, cross-curricular instruction and incorporates the use of fieldwork and experts. The school will initially serve up to 276 students in grades K-5 and will add one grade level each year, eventually serving students in grades K-12.

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