Earlier this week, the Minnesota Department of Education OKed plans for Volunteers of America to open the Woodbury Leadership Academy Charter School.
The school will serve grades K-8, and will open its doors in September. The site of the new charter school has not been decided.
"Woodbury Leadership Academy will emphasize building bright, successful learners who will be ethical people capable of conquering any obstacle placed before them," according to the school's website.
The school is accepting applications until Jan. 27