Behind the Headline: With a Mayor De Blasio, Fate of Charter Schools in Limbo

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With a Mayor De Blasio, Fate of Charter Schools in Limbo
11/5/13 | Newsweek

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Will Mayor de Blasio Turn Back the School Reform Clock?
Winter 2014 | Education Next

Bill de Blasio is not a big fan of charter schools. What will his election as mayor of New York City mean for charter schools there and elsewhere? Writing in Newsweek, Victoria Beklempls paints a potentially grim picture

An about-face from Bloomberg’s pro-charter regime could constitute more than educational upheaval in Gotham, which boasts the nation’s largest school system with some 1,700 schools and 1.1 million students: It could also mark a seismic shift in the national conversation about charters.

However, an in-depth feature story about de Blasio by Peter Meyer in Education Next gives charter advocates some reason to be hopeful.

-Education Next

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