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Charter School board plans suit against SUNY

TROY -- The Board of Trustees at the Ark Community Charter School is planning to file a suit against SUNY, hoping the State will reconsider its decision to close the school.
Dozens of the school's more than 200 students rallied on Monday night to keep the school open.  The SUNY Board of Trustees Charter School Committee voted in March to close Ark Community Charter School, saying that it wasn't meeting state standard.  Many parents echoed the message of their children and the Board of Trustees.
"I haven't seen a good reason yet not to keep it going. The test scores have been disproven as compared to the rest of the district in Troy, so I can't come up with a good reason why or what should be done to change what's already there," said Bob Barlow.
The school says it has met performance standards four of the last five years. 
More than 1400 people have signed an online petition asking SUNY to keep the school open.
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