News and updates
We are officially off warning! We are in full positive standing with the Utah State Charter Board!
We are officially off probation!
Our remarkable progress is a testament to the commitment and dedication of our staff and demonstrates the resolve we have to continue creating an exceptional educational experience for our students. We also thank all of you as parents for believing in the school and the model by supporting us during the probation.
The Board voted on a warning status that is effective through March 2018, at which point we will meet with them again to evaluate next steps. Being on warning means we will continue to receive oversight (but at a lesser level) and support from the State Charter Board staff for the purpose of ensuring that our positive progress continues and that the systems and processes we have put in place are sustainable.
We will welcome their feedback and support as we as we fine-tune aspects of the school. Thank you again for all of the wonderful parental support.
February 2017: News Reports & Probation Information
Franklin Discovery Academy was recently (late Feb 2017) the subject of significantly inaccurate media reports and rumors. These reports claimed student safety incidents that simply did not happen or were greatly exaggerated. A perfect storm of circumstances led to the school being placed on probation by the state charter board. As a