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By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A federal jury is scheduled to resume deliberations, today, on the fate of Philadelphia charter school founder Dorothy June Brown.

The jury began deliberations in mid-December and, after more than five days, delivered a partial verdict.

They acquitted Brown’s two co-defendants of charges they conspired with her to cover up fraud at the four charter schools she founded.

But jurors said they hadn’t reached a verdict on a single one of the 60 charges against Brown.

With the Christmas holiday coming, the judge said they could take a break and then take as long as they needed to decide on Brown and that is likely to be some time.

Brown is charged with defrauding nearly $7-Million from her schools for her personal use and then engaging in an elaborate scheme to cover it up.

Jurors in the fraud case against a Philadelphia charter school founder are scheduled to resume deliberations after a break of almost 3 weeks.