Fulton County Schools makes charter pitch to state board

If approved, Fulton County Public Schools would become the largest charter school system in the state with more than 92,000 students.

Becoming a charter system would allow Fulton County to have at the district level the type of organizational and instructional flexibility typically granted to individual charter schools. The system's schools, like charter schools elsewhere, would continue to be required to meet state standards.

The full board will consider the application at a future meeting.

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