Appeals hearing set for Sumner charter school applicant

Sumner County School Board members (L-R) Tammy Hayes, Allen Lancaster, Steven King, Andy Daniels, Patricia Brown and Andy Lacy were sworn in on Sept. 6.

After being denied by the Sumner County Board of Education twice this year, the school district’s first charter school applicant has appealed to a state commission for approval.

A public hearing will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in the boardroom of Sumner County Schools as part of the appeals process for Founders Classical Academy of Hendersonville.