Changes Could Be Coming To Who Approves And Runs Charter Schools In Tennessee

State lawmakers are considering bills, which would allow the State Board of Education to approve charter schools and allow for-profit entities to run charters. Image: Charter Schools USA

State lawmakers are considering bills, which would allow the State Board of Education to approve charter schools and allow for-profit entities to run charters. Image: Charter Schools USA

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WPLN’s Bradley George talks with Nashville Post and Nashville Scene reporter Andrea Zelinski, about potential changes to who approves charter schools in Tennessee and who runs them.

A debate over charter schools dominated the legislature last year. The discussion has been quieter this session. But there’s two proposals afoot, which would have long-term ramifications.
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