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New Charter School Applicant Orientation Set for November 7

November 1, 2017

An orientation session for new charter school applicants has been set for Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

This orientation will provide a general overview of the application process. It is free and open to the public.

The meeting is essential for anyone planning to submit a charter application. School board employees will provide attendees with general information on the charter application process, School Board policies, and requirements of charter applicants.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Polk County Public Schools auditorium, 1915 South Floral Avenue, Bartow.

Interested parties are encouraged to call the Office of Charter Schools at 863-534-0625 to register or request additional information. The deadline for charter school applications to be received by the Office of Charter Schools is 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018.