Assessing D.C.'s Public Charter Schools

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Marc Fisher
Assessing D.C.'s Public Charter Schools

Charter schools in D.C. could begin assessing 3 to 7-year-olds in math and reading under a proposal to better evaluate charter schools and offer parents performance-based comparisons.

Charter schools in D.C. could begin assessing 3 to 7-year-olds in math and reading under a proposal to better evaluate charter schools and offer parents performance-based comparisons. But not everyone likes the idea of testing such young students. Kojo explores the proposal from the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

Guests

Sam Chaltain

Strategic communications consultant; Author of "American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community"

Sara Mead

Associate Partner, Bellwether Education Partners; Member, DC Public Charter School Board

Jack McCarthy

President and CEO, Appletree Institute for Education Innovation and AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School

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