Charter Schools on the Rise

In May’retta.

The Marietta school board plans to vote Tuesday evening on a planning grant that would move the district toward becoming a charter school system.

The grant would give the district $5,000 to $10,000 to write a charter system application, which would be turned in to the state by January. If the grant is approved, board Chairwoman Jill Mutimer said, it would signify Marietta’s