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Shifting oversight of NC charter schools

2-BoardsMembers of the Senate Education/Higher Education committee are meeting today to discuss Senate Bill 337 – legislation [1]sponsored by Senators Jerry Tillman and Dan Soucek that would create a new board, independent of the State Board of Education to oversee public charter schools throughout the state.

Rob Schofield writes about what’s at stake with this bill in our latest Weekly Briefing: A poisonous prescription. [2]

Policy Watch’s education reporter Lindsay Wagner is covering the meeting where Superintendents will beĀ  addressing the committee about their concerns. You can follow Wagner on Twitter @LindsayWagnerNC.