Ohio Poised to Reorganize Charter School Oversight

Hendrie, Caroline
December 2002
Education Week;12/11/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p13
Offers a look at a legislative bill in Ohio that would specify the role of state education officials in overseeing the state's charter school sector. Provisions in the bill for the easing up of restrictions on charter schools; Coalition trying to overturn Ohio's charter law; Shift in who can grant charters; Requirements for non-profit organizations that wish to sponsor charter schools.


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