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Action Item - 78.

Title: Revised Application for New Charter School – Global Leadership Academy International Charter High School -Added 5.22.23/ Updated 5.25.2023 - DENIED

Board of Education Meeting Date:


WHEREAS, on or before November 15, 2022, the applicant for Global Leadership Academy International Charter High School ("Applicant" submitted an application ("Application") to the Charter Schools Office of The School District of Philadelphia to start a charter school, and public hearings were held on the Application on December 20, 2022 and January 20, 2023; and


WHEREAS, by Action Item No. 21, approved on February 23, 2023, the Board of Education denied the Application and adopted an adjudication setting forth the reasons for denial; and


WHEREAS, on April 6, 2023, the Applicant submitted a Revised Application to the Charter Schools Office; and


WHEREAS, Applicant is seeking a charter from the Board of Education to operate as a charter school starting in the 2023-2024 school year and serving at scale Grades 9-12 with a maximum enrollment of 600 students; so be it
RESOLVED, that, pursuant to the representations, statements, and materials contained in the complete records for the Application and the Revised Application submitted by Applicant and made during the public hearings by representatives for Applicant, the Revised Application is hereby DENIED; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board adopts the attached Adjudication as the reasons for its decision; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Applicant may appeal in accordance with the procedures set forth in 24 P. S. § 17-1717-A(f)-(i).

 Office Originating Request: Board of Education
NCA EvaluationSupporting Document
Final Adjudication Supporting Document