Community forum on charter schools in Petersburg

Posted by Iva Radman – email

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - There is a community forum Thursday in Petersburg to discuss education reform and the latest push to open a charter school in the area -- that's according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Governor Bob McDonnell expressed interest in seeing more charter schools open, including one in Petersburg.

Last month, the Committee to Save Public Education, a Coalition of Petersburg-area residents, formed in opposition to a charter school there.

Thursday's forum is sponsored by Petersburg-based Exodus Institute.

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