Sign Petition

Bonita Springs Charter School Recognition by Lee County Foundation

79 Signatures Goal: 100

We, the undersigned, recognize that the educational opportunity at Bonita Springs Charter School (BSCS) is offered free-of-charge to all Lee County families through Lee County\'s \"School Choice\" program. This makes BSCS \"public\" according to The New International Webster\'s Collegiate Dictionary (2002)which defines \"public\" as \"For the use of or open to all; maintained by or for the community: (i.e.)public parks.\" The community, in this case Lee County, maintains the educational opportunity at BSCS with the payment of public FTE monies to BSCS\' parent organization, Charter Schools USA. This greatly reduces Lee County\'s fiscal expenditures, as Lee County does not pay to build the Charter Schools USA schools, does not pay the charter schools\' utilities, and does not engage in recruitment efforts for the charter schools. In 2004-2005, Charter Schools USA is projected to be educating in excess of 4000 students who would otherwise be crowding existing Lee County schools. In light of the definition of \"public\" and of the tremendous public service the charter schools provide to Lee County, we hereby request that the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools recognize and permit the involvement of BSCS in every activity available through the Foundation, including Golden Apple Awards, School Checkbook, Mini Grants, and Teacher Recruitment Packages.

Sponsor

Laura Horoszewski (Parent of Roman, a kindergardener at Bonita Springs Charter School, and two additional future BSCS students) and other concerned parents

Links

http://www.bonitaspringscharter.org is the school\'s web site; http://www.leeschoolfoundation.org is the website for the Lee County Foundation

Comment

78

Signatures

  • 8 years ago
    Martha I Barros United States
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    evelyne butler United States
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    Leslie Barreiro United States
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    Rebeca Garcia United States
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    Lesley Kubik United States
    11 years ago
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    Tracy Monti United States
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    Keith Wulber United States
    11 years ago
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    Alicia Mastrole United States
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    Christine Bielski United States
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    Katie Maloney United States
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    Elizabeth Brasher United States
    11 years ago
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    Kimberly Cantwell United States
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    Muriel Sutton United States
    11 years ago
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    Bob Sutton United States
    11 years ago
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    Caitlyn Nicholson United States
    11 years ago
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