Talk Business:

By Aric Mitchell

Future School of Fort Smith will open its doors on Monday, Aug. 22, to an enrollment of 65 students, according to Trish Flanagan, the public charter school’s founder and superintendent.

The school’s maximum capacity is 150, and Flanagan expects there to be growth as the community gets used to something that it’s never seen before in the project-based learning curriculum. Flanagan said word of mouth has been a big factor in getting the enrollment figures to where they are and to even getting the school off the ground.

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