Senator Calling for Federal Charter School Review

By Andrew Pillow

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is demanding federal reviews of local charter schools. Ohio has a few charter schools that have received grant money.

Brown and other politicians have voiced concerns about the lack of federal oversight of charter schools. The goal of their ask is to see if Ohio schools that have received funding, compare unfavorably to the grant recipients in other states.

Charter schools are coming under increased scrutiny is other places as well.

Read more here. (via: Ed Week)

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Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.