A3's charter gets revoked

The Springfield school board on Monday night announced it will revoke the charter of the Academy of Arts and Academics, taking complete control of the school following a sex abuse scandal and the suicide of its principal last month.

Posted: Tue Mar 13 00:18:03 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Mar 13 13:03:29 PDT 2018

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are saying tonight. live, local, late breaking, this is kezi 9 news... breaking news. we start with continuing coverage of the sex abuse scandal at springfield's a-3 academy. tonight the springfield school board revoked the high school's charter and announced it will take complete control of the school. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm bob schaper. the move was announced tonight and will take effect on june 30-th. officials stressed that the school will stay open --- and they're attempting to minimize the effect on students. as a charter school... a-3 was run by a non-elected governing board. after the charter is revoked... it will be considered an alternative program run by the springfield board of education. of course... this move follows the february suicide of a3 principal michael fisher... who was accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old student beginning in 2006 and continuing for years. we'll have much more on this developing story on kezi 9 news
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