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CGLA academy now accepting applications


CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy (CGLA) is now accepting applications for students entering the 6th grade for the 2013-2014 school year.  CGLA will have 60 sixth grade slots open for the fall of 2013.  

The school which was founded in 2009, is Tennessee's first all girls public charter school.

CGLA academy will start its fifth school year in August 2013 with 260 students in grades 6 through 12.  

"Our ultimate enrollment goal is to serve a maximum of 350 girls", says Dr. Elaine Swafford, CGLA's Executive Director.

All Hamilton County girls are eligible and encouraged to apply. CGLA will host half-hour informational sessions during the month of January on the following days:

  • January 9th
  • January 16th
  • January 23rd
  • January 30th

The sessions start at 5:00 PM will at the school, located at 1802 Bailey Avenue (on the campus of Tennessee Temple University).

For additional information and enrollment applications visit the CGLA website. Applications submitted after January 23rd may be subject to an enrollment lottery.

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