Education

Ricardo Flores Magon Academy: Will lawsuits facing charter school matter come renewal time?

The Ricardo Flores Magon Academy charter school in Westminster gets spectacular academic results and has won accolades for its tennis and chess programs. But former teachers and parents say not everything there is working -- especially the administration. How much will the personality clashes, high teacher turnover and multiple lawsuits facing the growing school matter when its charter comes up for renewal? Learn more in this week's cover story, "A Hard Line."
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Melanie Asmar is a staff writer for Westword. She joined the paper in 2009 and has won awards for her stories about education, immigration and epic legal battles. Got a tip? She'd love to hear it.
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