Charter school scandals in Philadelphia

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    Philadelphia City Controller ALAN BUTKOVITZ released a scathing report on the Philadelphia School District’s oversight of charter schools last week. Butkovitz’s office took a close look at 13 of the 67 charter schools in the district, and found major problems at each of them. The report also called for changes in the state Charter Schools law. On today’s Radio Times, Marty will talk to Butkovitz about his investigation. Then we’ll hear from Dr. ARLENE ACKERMAN, superintendent of the Philadelphia School District. Then we’ll hear from GUY CIARROCCHI, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Charter Schools.

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