Charters Call for Real Leadership on Co-Location

Prior to yesterday's mayoral debate on education, leaders representing 47 charter schools and three support organizations issued the following statement: STATEMENT ON PUBLIC SCHOOL CO-LOCATION AND THE MAYORAL ELECTION As the mayoral candidates gather to discuss education policy, we call on Bill de Blasio, William Thompson, and John Liu to…

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Charters Should Be Free to Innovate, Even in Teacher Evaluation

The Charter Center is on the record in opposition to the State Education Department's (SED) assertion that charter schools are required to submit data about teacher evaluations according to the state's categories, whether or not that makes sense given the charter school's evaluation practices. (GothamSchools covered the disagreement last month.)…

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