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Bochetto & Lentz’s David Heim saves charter for Philadelphia school in long running court battle

Congratulations to B&L’s David Heim, whose long and hard work for our client, Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter School, has resulted in saving the school’s five-year charter. Dave represented Community Academy through the charter renewal process, which resulted in an initial denial of a renewed charter for Community. Undeterred, Dave doggedly pursued Community’s rights through multiple administrative agencies and courts over several years. On April 28, 2015, the Appeal Board finally voted to renew Community’s charter, allowing the 1,200 students and 200 staff members to continue the good work they’ve been doing for thirty years. The decision is expected to be precedential in the area of charter school law.

Read more from The Inquirer “A victory for Community Academy, at least for now

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