Epic's new board chair founded a charter school. Its start has been rocky
June 11, 2021
To improve its board oversight, the state’s largest online school has turned to a businessman who founded the state’s first rural charter school.
Paul Campbell was named chairman of Community Strategies, Epic Charter Schools’ governing board, on May 26, part of the school’s response to a critical investigative audit and a report from the multicounty grand jury urging the public to demand more accountability.
Campbell, chief executive officer of Spartan Energy Services, also chairs The Academy of Seminole’s board, giving him the unusual position of simultaneous oversight of two sc...