The Washington Post

An effort by a group of Turkish immigrants to get more time to develop their application to open a charter school in Loudoun County -- which would be the first there and possibly in Northern Virginia -- was rejected. That means that the board will decide on the controversial application in late February.

A Virginia state senator has withdrawn support from a proposed charter school — which would be the first in Loudoun and possibly in northern Virginia if allowed to open — because of public "misgivings" and other concerns.