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Best of WNC 2015
Franklin School of Innovation, Asheville’s new Expeditionary Learning (EL) Middle & High School, is the winner of a $194,000 (3-year renewable) start-up grant from the Federal Department of Education.
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The Franklin School of Innovation is  a free public charter school serving students from Asheville and Buncombe County North Carolina in grades 6 – 12. Opening in August 2014, we will serve grades 6 – 9 in our first year, adding one grade each year until we serve grades 6 – 12.  We are approved for up to four classes of 24 students (96 students total) for grades 6 – 8, and for up to 112 students per grade in grades 9 – 12.