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Charter schools approved by BESE

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It's down to the wire for the two charter organizations wanting to open in Lafayette Parish. A committee for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved their applications Tuesday.

Applications denied by the local school board last month. The next step is the full board Wednesday. That's the vote that will give the final say.

Both supporters and opposers of charters in Lafayette Parish were in Baton Rouge for the committee's recommendation. The committee's vote of approval was eight to four.

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