Minnesota Lawmaker Calling for More Scrutiny of Charter School Finances

Shields, Yvette
February 2001
Bond Buyer;02/08/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31073, p43
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Reports on Minnesota Representative Matt Entenza's plan to introduce a legislation to address findings reported in a study on charter schools. Greater financial scrutiny facing charter schools under the proposed legislation; Failure of schools to adopt national accounting standards.


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