WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - D.C. Public school students went back to classes Monday, and that includes those attending the city's 57 public Charter schools.
Bruce Johnson reports that the new International Charter school already has parents willing to wait in line to get their children enrolled.
It's easily the most diverse public school in the District.
It's the first to offer an international curriculum at the grade school level--for children attending a city public school:
It's the Creative Minds International Public school-in Northwest--founded by parents, professionals and educators looking for the kind of choices that would cost thousands of tuition dollars in a private school.
It has15 students and two teachers to every classsroom. Right now the school offfers pre-K through second grade.
There's movement, arts, music and languages.
The founder sends her own child here, as do two of the board members. And extended classes after school can run until 5:30 p.m., just like private school.