We may not like the heat or the downpours but it’s giving some Lowcountry kids who are not eager to hit the books just yet a little relief. The Royal Live Oaks Academy Charter School was set to open August 14th but with all the heat and recent rain–they’re now pushing that start date to August 20th.
The weather has delayed several days of construction to have the buildings ready for the 450 students enrolled there.
“The last couple days we made a tactical change instead of opening Tuesday we’re going to open the following Monday, the 20th because tactically that will deliver a better product at the end,” Les Wicks said.
While a charter school is classified as a public school—they’re different in that the parents have a lot of control and say in the operation. However- they are