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MVCSD To Hold Public Hearing On Proposed Granville Academy Charter School Application

The NYS Board of Regents and the MVCSD welcome comments on the application

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.  (Sept. 8, 2017) —– The Mount Vernon City School District will host a public hearing on the charter application of the proposed Granville Academy Charter School on Tuesday, Oct. 3from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. at the Education Center at 165 N. Columbus Ave.

The public hearing is a requirement as part of the proposed school’s application.

The Mount Vernon City School District, the school district of location which is potentially impacted by the charter school, is required by law to host a public hearing to solicit community comments related to the proposed Granville Academy’s application.

That application is scheduled for review by the New York State Board of Regent’s Charter School Office on Nov. 13 and 14 in Albany.

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The New York State Board of Regents and the Mount Vernon City School District welcome comments on the application, including those related to the programmatic and fiscal impact of the renewal proposal on public and non-public schools in the area.

For those unable to attend, written comments may be submitted to the district clerk by email at with “Granville Academy Charter School” in the subject line; by fax at 914-665-6104; or mailed to Mount Vernon School District Clerk, 165 N. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York, 10553.

To learn more, call the Mount Vernon School District’s district office at 914-665-5235.

About Mount Vernon City School District: With more than 8,000 students in 16 schools, the Mount Vernon City School District is committed to providing a quality education to its children as well as developing programs that meet the diverse academic and social needs of its students.


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