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Dorothy June Brown

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Charter Schools Founder Acquitted Of 6 Counts Of Fraud, Obstruction; Deadlocked On 54 Others

The jury foreman has told the court emotions ran high and tears were shed during deliberations.

01/10/2014

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Jury Deliberations Continue In Charter School Fraud Trial

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

01/06/2014

(Michael Slade, following his acquittal, outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

2 Charter School CEOs Cleared in Philadelphia Fraud Case

Acquitted were Michael Slade (pictured) and Courteney Knight. The jury continues deliberating the fate of their co-defendant, Dorothy June Brown.

12/19/2013

(The Philadelphia School Reform Commission, at Friday's meeting.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

With Founder On Trial For Fraud, 2 Charter Renewals Denied By SRC

The School Reform Commission last night failed to renew the charters of two schools founded by a woman who is on trial on fraud charges.

11/22/2013

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Philadelphia Charter School Head Charged In Massive Fraud Scheme

Dorothy June Brown, the founder of three charter schools in the Philadelphia area, is named with four others in a 62-count indictment alleging they defrauded the government of $6.5 million.

07/24/2012