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The Sound of Ideas

The Challenge of Charter Schools

Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2007

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Some say charter schools are a danger to public education; others argue they're essential to reforming it. One thing's clear - Ohio's governor is not a fan. Governor Strickland last week called for a moratorium on new charters and limits on who's permitted to manage them. Though some community schools are finding success, not all are, and even national charter advocates have serious questions about how Ohio has set them up. The challenge of charter schools on The Sound of Ideas, Wednesday morning on 90.3.

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Sue Taylor, president, Ohio Federation of Teachers; John Zitzner

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