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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/ 9/2010

Public charter school to open at Andrews

By Washington Post editors


A new public charter school opening in fall 2011 on Joint Base Andrews will not only feature staff specially trained to meet the needs of military families, but also, with 35 percent of slots reserved for non-military families, bring the community in to what base commander Col. Kenneth R. Rizer acknowledges can seem like a "fortress," The Gazette reports.

Imagine Andrews Public Charter School would be the first school located on base since 1979, when the public school there that had existed since the 1950s closed, Rizer said.

To read more about a new charter school opening at Andrews go to The Gazette.

By Washington Post editors  | December 9, 2010; 10:45 AM ET
Categories:  Education, Maryland  
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