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The Charter Authorizing Panel will hold a special Meeting at 2 p.m. on July 20, 2021, in the DESE auditorium. This will be an onsite meeting with a virtual option for presenters. Individuals critical to the logistical operations of the meeting will be physically present with limited availability for the public. Individuals are encouraged to watch via live stream. There will be limited access to the public to view via livestream in designated areas within the building.

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