There’s an aggressive turf war that several San Diego-area school districts are waging against personalized learning, independent study-based public charter schools across the county.
School districts like San Diego Unified, Grossmont Union High School District and Sweetwater Union High School have been sending cease-and-desist letters warning these public charter schools that they’re not allowed to locate their resource centers within their district’s boundaries.
In many cases, these resource centers have been operating legally for years. So why wage war on them now? These charter schools are making a positive difference in helping students succeed and, as a result, growing in popularity throughout the county.
This unnecessary legal battle ignores the single most important question: What’s in the best interest of students?