Why both left and right are knocking charter schools
Should school choice focus more on opportunities for disadvantaged students, or access to private and religious schools – or both? Increasingly, the charter school movement is getting caught in a clash of civic values.
Throughout his career as an expert in education policy and public charter schools, Matthew Ladner has championed the core idea that families should have a wider range of choices as they seek to find the best schools for their children.
But the Arizona-based reformer admits he’s probably in the minority of charter school advocates who also...