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  Live Oak Charter School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Charter School Board of Directors may initiate and carry on any program, activity, or may otherwise act in any manner which is not in conflict with or inconsistent with, or preempted by, any law and which is not in conflict with the purposes for which charter schools are established.
Live Oak Charter School staff who have left permanent status employment in the district to work at Live Oak Charter School will have the right to return to a comparable position in the district or county office of education during their tenure at the school as agreed upon between the employee and the District.
A declaration whether or not the charter school shall be deemed the exclusive public school employer of the employees of the charter school for the purposes of the Educational Employment Relations Act (Chapter 10.7 (commencing with Section 3540) of Division 4 of Title 4 of Title 1 of the Government Code.
www.liveoakcharter.org /loc/platypus.asp?page=charter   (7712 words)

 The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1687 Governor Andros and the Charter Oak
Deep-rooted in the historic tradition of Connecticut, the Charter Oak is one of the most colorful and significant symbols of the spiritual strength and love of freedom which inspired our Colonial forebears in their militant resistance to tyranny.
Wadsworth bore away the charter, the crowd opening as he passed out, and closing behind him, and hid it in the hollow of a venerable oak tree on the outskirts of the village.
Twenty-five years later, when agents of James II attempted to seize the charter, it was spirited away and hidden in a majestic oak tree on the Wyllys estate in Hartford, thereby preserving the charter and the rights of the colonists.
www.colonialwarsct.org /1687.htm   (2502 words)

 Charter Oak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Charter Oak was an unusually large white oak tree growing, from around the 12th or 13th century until 1856, on what the English colonists named Wyllys Hill, in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
The name "Charter Oak" stems from the local legend in which a cavity within the tree was used in late 1687 as a hiding place for the document that embodied the colony's charter.
Charter Oak State College, a college for adult learners in New Britain, Connecticut, is named for the celebrated tree.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charter_Oak   (679 words)

 Charter Oak School Home Page
Charter Oak School provides the opportunity to increase and expand learning choices for students and parents while still within the public school system.
Charter Oak School is an excellent educational alternative for parents who want to be involved with their child's education.
The mission of Charter Oak School is to provide its students an array of enhanced educational opportunities and to provide the experiences needed to participate passionately and responsibly in the life of the community.
www2.visalia.k12.ca.us /charteroak   (327 words)

 The Charter Oak: State Tree of Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Their Charter Oak is one of the most revered symbols of liberty in the state.
This hiding place was a hole in a mighty oak tree, which afterward became known as the Charter Oak.
It was probably 50 or 60 years old at the time the charter was hidden in it, and it did not fall until 1856, when a terrific storm blew it over.
www.roadescape.com /chartoak.html   (524 words)

 Charter Oak State College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charter Oak State College is a 4-year public liberal arts college in the Connecticut State system of higher education.
The mission of the Charter Oak’s Alumni Association is to provide professional and social opportunities to former students of the college, to support graduates in their further education and in their careers, to advance the reputation of the College, and to support its educational services and goals.
Charter Oak’s Alumni Association actively contributes to the D’Amato Award, a Graduate Study Scholarship given to a Charter Oak alumna or alumnus pursuing graduate studies on an annual basis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charter_Oak_State_College   (452 words)

 New Britain's Charter Oak "Grandson"
The most familiar historic is the Charter Oak, a very large white oak in Hartford that died in 1856.
One Charter Oak descendent is growing in the Fairview Cemetery at 120 Smalley Street in New Britain.
The origin of the tree is described as follows: "The acorns from the original Charter Oak were planted by Deacon D. Camp in his yard on Camp Street in 1857, and from this tree came the sapling that these old veterans are plantingŠ" Mr.
www.ct-botanical-society.org /newsletter/charteroak.html   (734 words)

 Charter Oak Health Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Charter Oak physicians hold appointments as Assistant Professors of Clinical Medicine at University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and have staff privileges at Hartford Hospital.
Providing “one-stop-shopping” in a culturally appropriate and sensitive atmosphere, Charter Oak is committed to financially and physically accessible health care for both young and old alike.
Charter Oak Health Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
www.ctpca.org /healthcenters/charteroak.html   (209 words)

 Charter Oak Investment Systems, Inc.
Charter Oak’s proprietary, investment-research-aware, data engine is geared specifically and exclusively to serious quantitative research.
The Charter Oak data engine is a state-of-the-art post-SQL, post-relational, associative-model data engine built from the ground up to facilitate quantitative securities research.
Clients have the option of changing or adding their own data and creating additional database structure to their Charter Oak investment platform dynamically, on the fly, at any time as a natural part of their research process.
www.charteroaksystems.com /Cross_Time.html   (136 words)

 Charter Oak Environmental Services, Inc. - Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering
Charter Oak Environmental Services, Inc. (Charter Oak) consists of an accomplished staff of professional engineers, hydrogeologists, scientists and field personnel, who provide engineering, hydrogeologic, construction management, and regulatory oversight services to the private and public sector.
Charter Oak strives to maintain perspective on how various projects fit together and how these projects mesh with the larger operational picture of our clients.
Charter Oak has abundant experience investigating and remediating a full range of organic and inorganic environmental contaminants in waste, soil and groundwater matrices.
www.charteroak.net   (550 words)

 Charter Oak School
As the heart of a community of children, families and educators that embraces its diversity and is committed to academic excellence, the Charter Oak Academy of Global Studies will ensure that all students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to reach their highest potential and become responsible, respectful, caring members of a global society.
Charter Oak Academy is a strong, caring and diverse school community devoted to the development of each student.
Charter Oak was recognized by Working Mother magazine, September 1999, as one of the ten best schools in the country for families.
www.whps.org /charter_oak/frontpage.htm   (501 words)

 The Charter Oak Bridge
The Charter Oak Bridge, carrying US 5 and state route 15 across the Connecticut River, connects Hartford and East Hartford south of both city centers.
The Charter Oak, Connecticut's state tree, is featured on the state's quarter dollar coin.
The Charter Oak Bridge connected to the first expressways in the Hartford area, and the first in the state other than the Merritt Parkway.
www.kurumi.com /roads/ct/br-cob.html   (1319 words)

 Hartford's Neighborhoods | Sheldon/Charter Oak
The greatest influence on the development of Sheldon Charter Oak and South Green was Samuel Colt, inventor of the automatic revolver.
At the intersection of Charter Oak Avenue and Charter Oak Place stands a monument to the Charter Oak Tree, which was over 200 years old when it came down during a storm in 1856.
Charter Oak Landing, the southern terminus of the river walk, sits just north of the Charter Oak Bridge.
hartford.omaxfield.com /sheldonco.html   (991 words)

 The Charter Oak
The Royal Charter of 1662 is one of the earliest and most significant legal documents in Connecticut history.
The Charter, preceded only by the Fundamental Orders, is the source of the legend of the Charter Oak.
Suddenly the room went dark, and when the candles were lit, the charter that had been on the table was gone, hidden in a white oak tree.
www.jud.state.ct.us /lawlib/History/charteroak.htm   (247 words)

 The Charter Oak
The monarch was upset by the number and variety of rights granted to the people by their separate charters, and wanted to bring all of the colonies together under a consolidated patent which made it unequivocally clear that the word of the King of England was law.
On the day the Charter Oak fell, an honor guard was placed around the remains, Colt's Band of Hartford played a funeral dirge, an American flag was attached to the shattered trunk and, at sunset, all of the bells of Hartford sounded in mourning knell.
At least three chairs, including the one used today by the Speaker of the House in the General Assembly, were fashioned from the wood of the Charter Oak, while acorns dropped by the tree were gathered and planted, to produce in time a forest of trees directly descended from the historic oak.
www.curbstone.org /index.cfm?webpage=78   (2346 words)

 The Connecticut - The United States Mint
The Connecticut quarter's reverse celebrates "The Charter Oak" tree, which proved to be a good hiding place.
In the middle of the heated discussion, with the Charter on the table between the opposing parties, the candles were mysteriously snuffed out, darkening the room.
Nineteen entrants submitted renditions of the Charter Oak and five of those were selected and forwarded to the United States Mint.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=CT   (313 words)

 Charter Oak Bluegrass
Known for its drive and bounce on up-tempo numbers, and soul and depth of emotion on the slower tunes, Charter Oak Bluegrass is the essence of bluegrass.
A Charter Oak Bluegrass show is an event that always engages the audience with humor -- sometimes (well, maybe most of the time) corny but always unforgettable.
Charter Oak Bluegrass has been accepted into the band competition at the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival (www.thomaspointbeach.com) The contest is Thursday, September 1.
www.charteroakbluegrass.com   (1034 words)

 Charter Oak Aquatics Member Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Practice has begun and Oak's first meet is on the 15th of May. Job assignments for the meet will be distributed in the near future.
A list of meets that OAK will be attending this year can be accessed here.
Oak is sponsoring an Age Qualifier Meet on May 15th at Yale and a Pentathlon / Traditional Age Group Meet on July 3rd and 4th in East Hartford.
charter-oak-swim.org /mbr.htm   (165 words)

 Charter Oak Investment Systems, Inc. Main Page
Charter Oak’s mission is to provide the quantitatively oriented investment professional with the cleanest data in enhanced, research-ready and accessible format, married to unequalled analytic capability.
This gives Charter Oak clients unprecedented control over the highest quality research data creating a flexible and fertile environment for superior quantitative investment research.
Charter Oak’s ability to deliver this superior research environment lies in the unique strategic advantage provided by our proprietary data engine technology.
www.charteroaksystems.com   (85 words)

 Poison Oak
Much to the chagrin of unwary gardeners, both poison oak and poison ivy were planted in English gardens for their graceful climbing habit and beautiful autumnal coloration.
In shady canyons and riparian habitats it commonly grows as a climbing vine with aerial (adventitious) roots that adhere to the trunks of oaks and sycamores.
But there is a positive side to all of this--research on poison oak may lead to a better understanding of the human immune system and the treatment of renegade viruses and tumor cells.
waynesword.palomar.edu /ww0802.htm   (4798 words)

 Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
They will now be known as “Charter Oak — The Insurance Professionals” and will continue to offer those living in Connecticut and Rhode Island an extensive array of insurance options to meet all of their home, auto and business insurance needs.
Members of Charter Oak have the additional privilege of being eligible for up to 25%* in discounts just for being a member of one of Connecticut’s finest financial institutions.
Charter Oak's VISA Platinum offers an APR* as low as 7.99%, no annual fee, no cash advance fee, 25-day grace period on purchases, plus travel and gift rewards.
www.charteroak.org /charteroak/news.asp   (612 words)

 Charter Oak Cultural Center - ABOUT US
Restored by a group of Hartford-area residents, Charter Oak Cultural Center is now a non-profit arts resource for the exploration of the world's cultures, especially those strongly represented in the Hartford region.
Through exhibitions, performances, in-school programs, lectures and workshops, the Center is providing the residents of the neighborhood, the greater Hartford area and the state with the opportunity to learn, celebrate, and understand a diversity of cultures.
The Charter Oak Cultural Center, long an arts showcase for Hartford's diverse communities, offers multicultural arts and education programming in its restored landmark building, Connecticut's first synagogue.
www.charteroakcenter.org /aboutus.htm   (483 words)

 Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Our charter was amended to allow us to serve all residents and businesses in New London County along with continuing service to the Dayville area.
In February 2003, SCCT, LLC a subsidiary of Charter Oak was formed to pursue new business opportunities for the Credit Union.
Our history speaks clearly to the kind of financial institution Charter Oak is: of the people and for the people.
www.charteroak.org /charteroak/history.asp   (307 words)

 Hartford's Neighborhoods | The Charter Oak Tree
The Charter Oak was important long before it served as a hiding place for Connecticut's Royal Charter.
When the great tree fell during a violent wind storm, the rings in its trunk were counted and the tree was deemed to be almost 1,000 years old.
Items of wood from the felled tree were fabricated, including an elaborate chair for the Lieutenant Governor in the State Senate Chamber, and a frame for the old Royal Charter in the State Library.
www.omaxfield.com /hartford/cotree.html   (137 words)

 Live Oak Charter School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
No substantial part of the activities of the Corporation shall consist of the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the Corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.
There shall be a shared governance between Live Oak Charter School and Friends of Live Oak Charter School, the non-profit organization that has the mission of raising funds for and promoting Live Oak Charter School.
In any instance in which the provisions of these Bylaws are in conflict with the provisions of the Charter, the provisions of the Charter shall control.
www.liveoakcharter.org /loc/platypus.asp?page=bylaws   (3320 words)

 The Charter Oak Chapter of Connecticut American Red Cross
Each year, the Charter Oak Chapter responds to an average of 200 local disasters, including fires, flooding, hazardous material spills, and storm-related incidents.
Your contribution to the Charter Oak Chapter will help us to provide such services as temporary housing, food, clothing, medicine replacement, and physical and mental health assistance to local families whose lives are turned upside down by disaster.
Donations may be sent to your local Red Cross - the Charter Oak Chapter of Connecticut - located at 209 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032.
charteroak.redcross.org /index.php?pr=Donate_Now   (358 words)

 Charter Oak Inspections About Charter Oak Inspections
Charter Oak has the capacity, with its analytical and sampling capabilities, environmental inspections, state-of-the-art designed remediation protocols, to undertake all aspects of environmental projects.
The Charter Oak Inspection Co., LLC follows the recommendations and protocols of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the Environmental Solutions Association (ESA) and the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC).
The Charter Oak Inspection Co., LLC has grown to be one of the most respected and sought
www.charteroakinspections.com /about.htm   (273 words)

 Charter Oak
She placed 4th in the 100 freestyle and 5th in the backstroke, but it was her 32.7 relay split in the 4x50 freestyle relay and her 1:17.8 relay split in the 4x100 freestyle relay that impressed the coaches.
After being rescheduled to Charter Oak (a common theme to this season's meets), an hour bus trip, and almost being dropped off to swim at Charter Oak Hospital and Charter Oak Elementary School, the Wolves arrived at their destination, Charter Oak High School.
After the uncomfortable bus trip, the Wolf swimmers swam events that they were not used to swimming as the coaches tried to determine future meet line-ups.
www.wolfaquatics.com /charter_oak.htm   (489 words)

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