Newburgh charter school 1 step from approval
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A Board of Regents committee on Monday approved the Mid-Hudson Valley's first charter school, a program targeting Newburgh dropouts.
State Education Department Commissioner John King Jr. dubbed the school's concept an "important innovation."
The charter school will be the first in Orange County and the only charter school in the 140-mile swath between southern Westchester County and...