Sumter, SC (WLTX) -- Classes continued Monday at a Sumter school with a revoked charter and a restraining order.Now SLED says it is also investigating the school for impropriety.
The South Carolina Charter School District says whatever is going on at the Mary L. Dinkins Charter School is not a recognized function with the state, and it plans to take further action against the school Tuesday...A court cited low test scores and irregularities in its decision to revoke the school's charter.Dinkins-Robinson says the school has since improved and their appeal of the decision allows them to remain open...According to [Clay Eaton with the South Carolina Public Charter School District], the school received no materials for upcoming statewide tests and no funding for the month of March. He says parents should move their students to a recognized school setting...He says the district will head to court Tuesday asking to make their temporary restraining order against the school permanent.
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“Revoked Charter School Remains Open, SLED Investigating.” WLTX (SC), 3/18/2013