Investigators return to troubled Adelaide Sanford Charter School in N.J.
- New Jersey Department of Education investigators returned to the Adelaide L. Sanford Charter School in Newark on Wednesday to interview faculty and administrators.
- Three months ago, employees at the school wrote to state officials to ask for an intervention at the troubled school, which state Assembly Education Committee Chairman Patrick Diegnan and New Jersey Charter Schools Association President Carlos Perez have asked the Christie administration to close and to launch an investigation of its founder, Fredrica Bey.
- Bey currently faces a civil lawsuit from the U.S. Attorney's Office for allegedly paying her community group's bills with $345,325 in federal funds earmarked for "at-risk" youth programs, and Perez says Adelaide Sanford officials must be held accountable for its mismanagement and low student achievement.
From the article:
... "This is a clear case of mismanagement and the state has to act," Education Committee Chairman Patrick Diegnan (D-Middlesex) said. "This school should not open in September. I can’t imagine any alternative action that is appropriate to protect the kids." ...
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