SRC meeting focuses on charter schools

    Some education officials say there needs to be greater oversight of Philadelphia’s 63 charter schools, in light of questions about financial decisions and academic performance. Tonight the School Reform Commission’s Charter School Taskforce is hosting a meeting for the public to weigh in on the District’s accountability measures for charter schools. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    Some education officials say there needs to be greater oversight of Philadelphia’s 63 charter schools, in light of questions about financial decisions and academic performance. Tonight the School Reform Commission’s Charter School Taskforce is hosting a meeting for the public to weigh in on the District’s accountability measures for charter schools. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

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