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New Charter Standards in Tennessee

Recently, the MNPS School Board adopted the Annenberg Institute’s standards for the operation and oversight of charter schools. The measure passed by a 5-3 vote, with charter advocates suggesting the standards may not be necessary. As Nashville’s education community prepares for a proposed RESET of its conversation, it’s important to understand why standards like those […]

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Alabama Opens Door to Charters

The Alabama legislature this session gave approval to legislation that will allow the creation of up to 10 new charter schools a year and an unlimited number of charter conversions. As Alabama school districts consider whether or not to allow charters, they should consider a cautionary tale from Nashville. That is, the cost of charter […]

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