4 charter schools would be possible in Fayette, Jefferson counties under proposed bill

BY VALARIE HONEYCUTT SPEARS, vhoneycutt@herald-leader.com – Local school boards would be able to oversee a public charter school pilot project in Fayette and Jefferson counties under legislation State Sen. Gerald Neal, D-Louisville, has prefiled for the 2017 General Assembly. Beginning in academic year 2018-2019 and continuing through academic year 2022-2023, the charter school pilot project would allow…