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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
newest charter school is preparing to open.
called Discovery Academy and is located on the Sisters of Notre Dame campus in west
Toledo, in the former Ladyfield School building.
goal of the Discovery Academy is to enroll 20 students in kindergarten
through sixth grade. So far, 30 kids have enrolled.
academy will offer a technology-driven curriculum.
believe the world is going the way of technology," said Principal Noah Campbell.
"Kids as young as nine months old are using the iPhone and iPads, and we want
to make sure our kids, no matter what background they come from, have the
opportunities to get that technology in their hands and learn from doing in our
Academy is a public institution, has no tuition and is not part of a voucher
system. State funding is transferred to a charter school for every student
enrolled, which hurts public schools and enrollment.
don't view this as a turf war with Toledo Public Schools or Washington
Local. We all want the same thing, what's best for the kids and providing a
public education," Campbell said.
Wade is considering enrolling her twins at Discovery Academy. She's been told
class size will be smaller and that's appealing.
like the small family feeling, and that attention can be brought to each
student and their own individual needs," she said.
Toledo market is saturated with charter schools. Right now the goal of the
Discovery Academy staff is to get parents through the doors, give them a tour
and explain their vision to them.