The future of Great Oaks will be announced Dec. 14 by Education Secretary Mark Holodick.

Great Oaks Charter likely to get one last chance

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Great Oaks Charter School has been given one last chance by a state agency focused on ensuring the accountability of Delaware’s charter schools. The Wilmington charter, which serves a student body that’s 97.24% minority students, received a promising decision in Tuesday’s Charter School Accountability Committee final renewal meeting. The committee voted to recommend the renewal of Great Oaks – with …

In the past year, Great Oaks Charter School has made strong improvements to student achievement metrics.

Great Oaks can cite notable progress as it faces review 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A year after being put on formal review by the state, Great Oaks Charter School has made  strides in student achievement as it seeks to keep its doors open. In seven months of turnaround efforts, the Wilmington charter has: Reduced the number of suspensions by 20%  Increased school testing participation rates increased by 21%  Increased Math Smarter Balanced Assessment scores …