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Four Hudson Valley charter schools seek approval
Since the state enacted a charter school law in 1998, not a single building has opened between Yonkers and Albany. Now, four groups are on the path toward approval to open in Orange County in 2013.
Several groups in the past have tried to mount charter school efforts in the Hudson Valley, but have faced funding and support hurdles. Some have called the state's requirements for an application...