Charter Schools Need Fairness, Not Favors

The Charter Center’s James Merriman is on the Huffington Post this morning, discussing four looming challenges for an achievement-driven “market” within public education:

– the idea that parents can’t be trusted to choose the best school for their child

– the temptation toward favoritism at the New York City Department of Education

– the challenge of better recruiting and serving ELL and special education students

– score inflation on New York State exams

Go read the whole thing.