Rep. Bryan presented Senate Bill 95 which, if passed, would place pilot schools in a state-run district. Many public school advocates believe ASDs have proven inefficient and they waste tax dollars.
Posts in category Charter Schools
Helen F. Ladd, Charles T. Clotfelter, John B. Holbein – Duke University A defining characteristic of charter schools is that they introduce a strong market element into public education. In this paper, we examine the evolution of the charter school sector in North Carolina between 1999 and 2012 through the lens of a market model. […]
Standards and Policy Recommendations for Effective Oversight The Annenberg Institute for School Reform (AISR) presents standards and policy recommendations to ensure that public charter schools are transparent and accountable. One recommendation is that public school districts and charter schools should collaborate to determine the location of schools and develop academic and extracurricular programs. To create […]
The Florida League of Women Voters issued a report that’s highly critical of the state’s charter school program. The report found that Florida charters have a 20% closure rate due to financial problems or poor academic performance. Education historians like Diane Ravitch have begun passing out the report, calling it a “bombshell.” The report outlines […]