Bill targets underperforming Minnesota charter schools

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Increased accountability could be on the way for Minnesota's charter schools. But what shape that will take is going to be up for debate in the next legislative session.

Critics of underperforming charter schools say state law isn't tough enough. They're pushing a measure that would flag poor performing charters for closure.

If approved by the Legislature it would pressure charter school authorizers, the organizations that oversee the schools, to close chronically underperforming charters.

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