10th grade students in World History class at Friendship Public Charter School.

10th grade students in World History class at Friendship Public Charter School.

Public charter schools launched in the District nearly 20 years ago, and while enrollment has leveled off at around 44% of the District’s public school population, waitlists and demand are higher than ever. We speak with the head of the DC Public Charter School Board about addressing coordination with traditional public schools, special needs students, and financial oversight.

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  • Scott Pearson Executive Director, DC Public Charter School Board
  • Kavitha Cardoza Special Correspondent, WAMU 88.5 News

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