We've got four local groups in the running for the state's three open charter school slots.
As noted in today's article, members of a State Board of Education committee are supposed to turn in by today their rankings of the 18 applicants. From that list, six will be chosen for the next round of consideration.
If Horizon Academy's application is approved, Sonya Bellson, a school founder, thinks they should easily attract applicants. Even though they plan to be in Louisburg in Franklin County, they'd expect to get interest from northern Wake families.