Excelsior Academy, Tooele County's first public charter school, will start its second school year on Aug. 24 with only 50 percent of its teachers returning from 2009-10.
The K-8 school in Erda had a rocky start. After its director resigned in February, Excelsior's board contracted with American Preparatory Schools to bring in new management. Many teachers clashed with the new leadership over issues ranging from performance reviews to instruction style…
CHARTER SCHOOL LOSES HALF ITS TEACHERS AFTER BUMPY FIRST YEAR, July 29, 2010, Salt Lake Tribune (UT)