04/08/2012 09:05 am ET

8 Of 15 Approved New Charter Schools Will Be In Detroit

By Jennifer Chambers

The first wave of new charter schools to be approved since a statewide cap was lifted last year includes eight coming to Detroit.

The Michigan Association of Public School Academies released a list last week of 15 schools granted charters in late March. In addition to the eight in Detroit, one each will be in Hamtramck and Harper Woods. The remaining five are outside Metro Detroit.

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