Charter school on Sunlake scrapped

  When a proposed charter school at the southwest corner of Lutz Lake Fern Road and Sunlake Boulevard was announced, opponents rallied against the proposal. They said the proposed school was too big for the location. They predicted it would ruin the quiet enjoyment of their residential properties. They complained about the traffic the school would generate and the ensuing hazards, … [Read more...]

Charter school public hearing is finally here

After months of delay, a public hearing on a proposed charter school at the southwest corner of Lutz Lake Fern and Sunlake Boulevard is slated for the evening of March 16. The proposed Sunlake Academy has faced stiff opposition throughout the process from residents who live near the proposed school that would be built on a 7.4-acre site, as well as objections from area homeowner associations, … [Read more...]

Opponents to charter school gearing up to do battle

About 90 concerned residents turned out to a strategy meeting on Jan. 8, as opponents gear up to battle a proposed charter school for up to 1,050 kindergarten through eighth-grade students in Lutz. Charter Schools Inc., of Boca Raton is seeking permission from Hillsborough County to allow a school for students in kindergarten through eighth grade at the southwest corner of Lutz Lake Fern Road … [Read more...]

Charter school faces opposition

Opposition is heating up against a proposed charter school for up to 1,050 elementary students in Lutz. Charter Schools Inc., of Boca Raton is seeking permission from Hillsborough County to allow a school for students in kindergarten through eighth grade at the southwest corner of Lutz Lake Fern Road and Sunlake Boulevard. The operator of the school would be Charter Schools Association … [Read more...]