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Charter Schools Need Fairness, Not Favors

Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 18, 2010

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.