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Vertus Wins Prestigious National Grant!

We are thrilled to announce that Vertus has earned a prestigious national grant for breakthrough school models from Next Generation Learning Challenges! You can read the full details of the grant here. Also, this grant will match what we can raise, so please donate now and turn your $1 into $4 for our boys. Thank…

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Vertus Featured in Democrat & Chronicle

Vertus Charter School, along with three other public charter schools, was featured in Democrat & Chronicle on February 17th. In an interview, our Co-Founder Dr. Leigh McGuigan says: “Most kids don’t want to fail; most kids don’t want to act out,” McGuigan said. “Kids respond to the message of low expectations. If the message is…

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Regents Grant Vertus Charter

On December 17 the State Board of Regents granted Vertus a charter. Vertus will open for 9th graders in Rochester in September 2014. Information about career opportunities and student enrollment will be available in January. To everyone who supported our application, thank you! Leigh McGuigan and Perry White

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