BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Queen City could soon be home to the first all girls charter school in Western New York.
The Buffalo School District held a public hearing Wednesday night on an application submitted to the State Board of Regents to open the College and Career Girls Preparatory Charter High School next fall.
Lead applicant Dr. Constance Moss said, "Will provide intensive academic support for all of our students through an extended year, longer day, highly qualified staff, four academies focusing on college-level careers, co-teaching in core courses, common planning time, low student-teacher ratio, and multi-layer intervention services."
If approved, the school would welcome 96 ninth grade girls next fall and eventually grow to 364 students.
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