Susan Dynarski co-authored report on charter schools, federal government
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Susan Dynarski co-authored a report for The Brookings Institution about government regulation of charter schools. In "Charter Schools: A Report on Rethinking the Federal Role in Education," the authors explain the government’s current role in charter schools—now numbering over 4,900 in 39 states—and make recommendations about how the government should be involved. Some suggestions include revising rules/definitions that unintentionally disadvantage charter schools and requiring states to provide equal funding for charter schools and traditional schools.
[Read the full report]