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State needs to not let charter schools get out of control

Today’s Fitzsimon File explains why state education officials need to prevent the state’s pending expansion of charter schools from getting out of control — something that’s not entirely clear they’ll be able to pull off. As the column notes:

“They are public schools funded by public dollars. That demands public scrutiny and accountability, not to mention the need for answers to a lot of troubling questions before any decisions are made.”

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