FAQ Regarding LOA Funding

  • What is the connection between LOA's original Charter Application and the Executed Charter Contract? Which one determines how the school system funds LOA?

  • Did GCSS violate a precedent by not funding the LOA matriculation model?

  • Was LOA denied an austerity rebate of $300,000 by the GCSS?

  • Is GCSS keeping State Funds That Should Go to LOA for Growth Above the Enrollment Cap?

  • Is LOA projected to be in financial trouble soon, requiring the laying off of teachers and dis-enrollment of students?

  • Did BOE Chairman Mike Lynch say he has no plans to renew LOA's charter?

  • How much more efficient is LOA’s per pupil spending than GCSS?

  • Are GCSS expenditures up over $18 million year over year?

  • Should GCSS pay LOA whatever it wants given the local booming economy?

  • Did GCSS increase its fund balance by $3 million in 2021 FY?

  • Why was LOA given only 20% of the GCSS's federally provided COVID Relief Funds?

  • Is GCSS keeping a substantial amount of State money that is really earned by LOA?

  • Does GCSS collect a 3% Management Fee and is GCSS keeping that 3% from LOA?

  • Will the majority of the BOE members support LOA and their claims in these matters?

  • How are LOA’s new buildings really funded?

  • Why doesn’t LOA apply for a state charter?

  • Did GCSS take collaboration with LOA out of their Strategic plan and is GCSS refusing to collaborate with LOA?

  • Did GCSS refuse to pay LOA for 13 GCHS students who took audio/visual classes at LOA?

  • Is the BOE denying a first-class LOA education to the ones that need it most, North of I-20?

  • How much academic space does a football field and performing arts center really add to LOA?