The new Triangle Math and Science Academy proposed for downtown Raleigh got approval today from the State Board of Education.
TMSA was one of nine charter schools that got fast-track approval to open for the 2012-13 school year. The Wake County school system didn't take a position on the school.
The lifting of the charter school cap could result in a spike in the number of charter schools in Wake. But some of their attractiveness could be limited by how the students leaving charter schools are handled in the new student assignment plan.