Riverhead Charter School wants to expand, but dozens object at contentious public hearing

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Riverhead Local

Feb 13, 1:00 AM

Riverhead Charter School wants to expand, but dozens object at contentious public hearing

Emotions ran high at a contentious public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed expansion by the Riverhead Charter School—which has submitted an application to the New York State Department of Education to revise its charter and increase its enrollment capacity from 787 to 1,037 students over the next two years. Dozens of residents passionately voiced their opposition at an unusually well-attended Riverhead Central School District Board of Education meeting.

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