Charter schools are often called “labs of innovation,” even by the country’s top education official, Arne Duncan. Tennessee’s education leaders and even the governor have said the state could learn a thing or two from the more flexible charter schools and harvest best practices. As part of WPLN’s series on charter schools, Blake Farmer tests the sales pitch.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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