Posts For Category: "charter schools"

More charter schools? Education Committee leaves decision to budget panel – The CT Mirror

Lawmakers on the legislature’s Education Committee have decided not to take a position on whether new charter schools should open in the state over the next two years. The committee instead decided Friday to leave the question up to the General Assembly’s budget-writing Appropriations Committee. In a near-unanimous vote, committee members also decided that the management organizations that run […]

More charter schools? Education Committee leaves decision to budget panel – The CT Mirror

Lawmakers on the legislature’s Education Committee have decided not to take a position on whether new charter schools should open in the state over the next two years. The committee instead decided Friday to leave the question up to the General Assembly’s budget-writing Appropriations Committee. In a near-unanimous vote, committee members also decided that the management organizations that run […]

The charter debate: More schools, transparency and oversight? – The CT Mirror

The billboard in Bridgeport promises students the chance to win a seat in a new charter school opening in August. “Enroll now! Accepting applications for grades 6-12,” reads the advertisement facing the highway. In Stamford, another charter school organization has already accepted 30 applications from parents who hope to win a seat in their school […]