Maine Commission Approves Contracts for State’s First Charter Schools

The Maine Charter School Commission has approved contracts for two charter schools to open for the fall of 2012, and approval of a third contract is pending.

The Commission has approved charter contracts for the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences in Hinckley and the Cornville Regional Charter School. A charter contract is pending for the Baxter Academy of Technology and Science, which has been given conditional approval to open in Portland for the 2013-2014 school year.