The Tri-Valley Learning Corporation's latest attempt to open a third charter school in town was unanimously rejected Tuesday by the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Board of Education, according to a report by the Valley Times.
This was the second attempt by the corporation to get a petition to open the proposed Portola Academy K-8 school approved by the district in 12 months.
Further details from the Valley Times report:
A report by the district's staff said the petition for Portola Academy lacked a clear description of its educational program; did not have clear plan to attract a racially and ethnically balanced student population; would not be able to successfully implement its programs; and questioned its financial plan.
The original petition was first denied by the district in October 2011. It also was later denied by the Alameda County Board of Education and the state Board of Education earlier this year.