Charter School Boss Accuses Philly Daily News Of Libel

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 3:54 PM ET) -- The head of an online charter school has hit the Philadelphia Daily News' publisher with a libel suit in Pennsylvania court, alleging the paper defamed him when it questioned his competence as a manager.

John Craig, the founder and CEO of Frontier Virtual Charter High School, is seeking damages for lost business opportunities and emotional suffering after the tabloid published a front-page story in March headlined, "WORST. SCHOOL. EVER," according to the suit filed July 6. The story accused Craig of financial mismanagement and operating the...
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