More charter schools to be added - Apr 19th, 2012 - Local
20 more charter schools are coming to Michigan.
2 of the new schools are set to open in Grand Rapids this fall.
Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts & Technology is co-founded by local pastor and musician, Marvin Sapp. It is expected to be approved April 27 by Lake Superior State university.
River City Scholars Charter Academy is owned and operated by National Heritage Academies and will open in Grand Rapids Public Schools' former Oakdale Elementary.
The first day of school is scheduled for September 4th.