Pinellas school district officials sour on new charter for Scientology-affliated Life Force school - 2012-02-29

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F7.png Pinellas school district officials sour on new charter for Scientology-affliated Life Force school February 29, 2012, Drew Harwell, Tampa Bay Times

Life Force Arts and Technology Academy leaders asked the district last month to amend the embattled school's charter to provide for a fresh start.

But amid concerns that the tax-supported elementary school uses "study technology," a Scientology teaching method criticized as a covert recruiting tool, superintendent John Stewart recommended the School Board reject the charter amendments at its meeting March 6.


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