D.C. now has a number of “charter schools” that operate somewhat outside of the conventional public school system. Guest host Kathy Merritt speaks with Nelson Smith, Executive Director of the DC Public Charter School Board, about the unique position these schools occuppy and the public oversight and accountability standards to which they are held.


  • Josephine Baker Chairperson, District of Columbia Public Charter School Board
  • Rev. Robert Childs Candidate


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