After scandal, state to tighten rules on charter schools
In the wake of recent controversies, state education officials have announced plans to start requiring that charter schools operate more like other public schools—“transparently,” with clear standards to meet.
That was the upshot of new policies announced Monday afternoon by the state Department of Education. That agency — not local school boards — oversees charter schools, which receive public money but can operate under different rules from those followed by traditional public schools.
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