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Baltimore school board votes to approve new charter, rejects another's expansion proposal

Baltimore school board votes to approve new charter, rejects another's expansion proposal

The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday night to approve a new charter school in a growing part of the city.

Patterson Park Public Charter School will replicate its highly sought-after program at a second location in Southeast Baltimore, with a goal of eventually enrolling 540 more kids between kindergarten and eighth grade and exposing them to hands-on instruction that integrates the arts and nature. They plan to open what will be called Clay Hill Public Charter in the Bayview neighborhood in 2020.

Clay Hill, like Patterson Park Public,...

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